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 Bosh.Bosom Friend (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bosky.
 
On the verge of drunkenness. University slang, from bosk, to pasture, to feed. Everyone will remember how Sir John Falstaff made sack his meat and drink.   1
 


 Bosh.Bosom Friend (A). 

 
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