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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bux·om /ˈbʌksəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bux·om a.
 1. Yielding; pliable or compliant; ready to obey; obedient; tractable; docile; meek; humble. [Obs.]
 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.
 --  Bux*om*ly, adv. -- Bux*om*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing
             curves; "Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes";
             "a curvy young woman in a tight dress" [syn: bosomy,
              busty, curvaceous, curvy, full-bosomed, sonsie,
              sonsy, voluptuous, well-endowed]
      2: euphemisms for slightly fat; "a generation ago...buxom
         actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton; "chubby babies";
         "pleasingly plump" [syn: chubby, embonpoint, plump,
         zaftig, zoftig]