Buxom

Definition of Buxom

Bux´om
a.1.Yielding; pliable or compliant; ready to obey; obedient; tractable; docile; meek; humble.
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.
3.having a pronounced womanly shape.

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