1) A regional form of ‘bush’, found commonly in minor place-names.
c.1300 Thomas de Heselbuske, Hawkswick
n.d. apud Dedemanbusk, Healaugh Park
1542 bushes called beyld buskes, Scruton. The adjective ‘busky’ was not uncommon: 1550 the buskye balke, Sheriff Hutton
1678 a little lane leading to a busky close, Doncaster
1782 bushy or busky close, Haddlesey.