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Dictionary definition for: Bosom

1. (n) the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept; "his bosom was bursting with the secret"

2. (v) hide in one''s bosom; "She bosomed his letters"

3. (n) a person''s breast or chest

4. (v) hug, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please" "They embraced"

5. (n) cloth that covers the chest or breasts

6. (n) a close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas" "in the bosom of the family"

7. (n) the locus of feelings and intuitions; "in your heart you know it is true" "her story would melt your bosom"

8. (n) either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

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