[n] a close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family"
[n] cloth that covers the chest or breasts
[n] a person's breast or chest
[n] either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
[n] the locus of feelings and intuitions; "in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom"
[n] (archaic) the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept; "his bosom was bursting with the secret"
[v] hug, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"
[v] hide in one's bosom; "She bosomed his letters"