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  • noun Plural form of Bosc.


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  • That proximity has allowed local growers to market smaller Bartletts, which don't take as much year-round work to grow, rather than focusing on producing D'Anjous, Boscs or larger Bartletts.

    The Seattle Times 2010

  • Ontarians didn't seem to care much about the minutiae of winemaking, the Boscs say, and many thought "good Canadian wine" something of an oxymoron.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed 2009

  • Its costs are beginning to rise precipitously as the new grapes expand from a single vine each to blocks of eight and then 27 vines, but the Boscs are hoping to get government grants to lighten the burden.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed 2009

  • By the early 1990s, the Boscs were dabbling in genetic engineering as a way to mitigate the potentially crippling effects of especially harsh Ontario winters on their mostly European-bred stock, infusing the grapes with genes they hoped would make them stronger.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed 2009


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