Part of speech: noun

The breast, or the part of a garment covering the breast; the affections.

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Usage examples "bosom":

  1. She wanted just now more than anything in the world, to be alone in her own room, to take from her bosom the thing which she felt every one would know she had there, to hide it where it would be safe. - "The Short Cut", Jackson Gregory.
  2. All the while he was in Newgate, a little boy whom he had by Mrs. Maycock, continued with him, and lay constantly in his bosom. - "Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences", Arthur L. Hayward.
  3. A little farther along he caught sight of Elmer Cuddeback, his bosom companion, a half block ahead, and he called out to him: Hey! - "The Flag", Homer Greene.