bosom (n.) Old form(s): bosome , bosomes
surface
KJ IV.i.3[Hubert to Executioner] When I strike my foot / Upon the bosom of the ground, rush forth
RJ II.ii.32[Romeo to Juliet, of a heavenly messenger] he ... sails upon the bosom of the air
TC I.iii.112[Ulysses to all] the bounded waters / Should lift their bosoms higher than the shores
Tim I.i.69[Poet to Painter, of people at the foot of Fortune's hill] all kind of natures, / That labour on the bosom of this sphere
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