American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Busk

BUSK, n. A piece of steel or whale bone, worn by women to strengthen their stays; a word dependent on fashion.

BUSK, n. A bush. [Not used.]

BUSK, v.i. To be active or busy.

BUSK’ET, n. A small bush, or a compartment of shrubs in a garden.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Busk," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed February 21, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBHFRFGPW5WN8YM.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Busk." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 21 Feb. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBHFRFGPW5WN8YM.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Busk' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 21 February 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBHFRFGPW5WN8YM.