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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BUX'OMNESS, n. Meekness; obedience.
1. Briskness; amorousness.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the bodily property of being attractively plump and vigorous and (of women) full-bosomed

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noun see buxom

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Buxom Bux"om, a. [OE. buxum, boxom, buhsum, pliable, obedient, AS. b[=o]csum, b[=u]hsum (akin to D. buigzaam blexible, G. biegsam); b[=u]gan to bow, bend + -sum, E. -some. See Bow to bend, and -some.] 1. Yielding; pliable or compliant; ready to obey; obedient; tractable; docile; meek; humble. [Obs.] So wild a beast, so tame ytaught to be, And buxom to his bands, is joy to see. --Spenser. I submit myself unto this holy church of Christ, to be ever buxom and obedient to the ordinance of it. --Foxe. 2. Having the characteristics of health, vigor, and comeliness, combined with a gay, lively manner; stout and rosy; jolly; frolicsome. A daughter fair, So buxom, blithe, and debonair. --Milton. A parcel of buxom bonny dames, that were laughing, singing, dancing, and as merry as the day was long. --Tatler. -- Bux"om*ly, adv. -- Bux"om*ness, n.



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