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bossage

[baw-sij, bos-ij] /ˈbɔ sɪdʒ, ˈbɒs ɪdʒ/
noun, Masonry.
1.
stonework blocked out for later carving.
2.
stonework, as rusticated ashlar, having faces projecting beyond the mortar joints.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; < French, equivalent to bosse boss2 + -age -age
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