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Bush

Bush Meaning & Definition
Bush Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Bush?

[n] hair growing in the pubic area
[n] dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
[n] a large wilderness area
[n] Vice President under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (1924-)
[n] United States electrical engineer who designed an early analogue computer and who led the scientific program of the United States during World War II (1890-1974)
[n] 43rd President of the United States (born in 1946)
[n]
[v] provide with a bushing

Synonyms | Synonyms for Bush: chaparral | crotch hair | Dubyuh | George Bush | George Herbert Walker Bush | George W. Bush | George Walker Bush | President Bush | pubic hair | scrub | shrub | Vannevar Bush

Related Terms | Find terms related to Bush: afforestation | Arabia Deserta | arboretum | back country | backcountry | backwash | backwater | backwoods | barren | barren land | barrens | boondock | boondocks | borderland | bramble | brier | brier bush | brush | brushwood | bush country | bushing | bushveld | chase | climax forest | cloud forest | Death Valley | dendrology | desert | desolation | doubling | doublure | dust bowl | facing | filler | filling | forest | forest land | forest preserve | forestry | forests | fringing forest | frontier | gallery forest | greenwood | hanger | heath | hinterland | howling wilderness | index forest | inlay | inlayer | insole | interlineation | jungle | jungles | karroo | liner | lining | lunar landscape | lunar waste | national forest | outback | outpost | packing | padding | palmetto barrens | park | park forest | pine barrens | primeval forest | protection forest | rain forest | reforestation | Sahara | salt flat | scrubland | scrubwood | selection forest | shrub | shrubbery | shrubland | shrubwood | silviculture | sprout forest | stand of timber | state forest | stuffing | the bush | timber | timberland | timbers | tree veld | uninhabited region | up-country | virgin forest | virgin land | virgin territory | wadding | wainscot | waste | wasteland | weary waste | wild | wild West | wilderness | wilds | wildwood | wood | woodland | woodlands | woods

See Also | Acocanthera oblongifolia | Acocanthera oppositifolia | Acocanthera spectabilis | Acocanthera venenata | Adam's apple | Adenium multiflorum | Adenium obesum | adult body | allspice | alpine totara | American angelica tree | American spicebush | Anadenanthera colubrina | Aralia elata | Aralia spinosa | Aralia stipulata | Argyroxiphium sandwicense | artemisia | Baccharis halimifolia | Baccharis pilularis | Baccharis viminea | barberry | barilla | Bassia scoparia | Batis maritima | belvedere | Benjamin bush | Benzoin odoriferum | Biscutalla laevigata | black bead | black greasewood | blue cohosh | blueberry root | Brassaia actinophylla | buckler mustard | burning bush | bush poppy | bushman's poison | calliandra | caper | carissa | catclaw | cat's-claw | Caulophyllum thalictrioides | Caulophyllum thalictroides | chaparral broom | Chief Executive | Chilean rimu | Chimonanthus praecox | Chinese angelica | Chinese angelica tree | coffee rose | Comptonia asplenifolia | Comptonia peregrina | consumption weed | corkwood | corkwood tree | cotton-seed tree | coyote brush | coyote bush | crape jasmine | crepe gardenia | crepe jasmine | Cycloloma atriplicifolium | Dacridium laxifolius | desert rose | devil's walking stick | East Indian rosebay | electrical engineer | ephedra | firebush | flora | frangipani | frangipanni | furnish | glasswort | goldenbush | greasewood | groundsel bush | groundsel tree | hair | Hazardia cana | Hercules'-club | hoary golden bush | hollygrape | holly-leaves barberry | impala lily | Japan allspice | Japanese allspice | Japanese angelica tree | joint fir | kali | kelpwort | kidney wort | Kochia scoparia | kudu lily | Leitneria floridana | Lepidothamnus fonkii | Lepidothamnus laxifolius | ligneous plant | Lindera benzoin | Lysiloma sabicu | Mahonia aquifolium | Mahonia nervosa | mesquit | mesquite | Microstrobos niphophilus | mimosa | minge | mock azalia | mountain grape | mountain rimu | mule fat | Myrica gale | Nero's crown | ordeal tree | Oregon grape | Oregon holly grape | outback | papoose root | papooseroot | pepper shrub | pinwheel flower | Piptadenia macrocarpa | Pithecellodium unguis-cati | Podocarpus nivalis | poison arrow plant | President | President of the United States | provide | Pseudowintera colorata | rauvolfia | rauwolfia | render | Russian cactus | Russian thistle | Russian tumbleweed | sabicu | Salsola kali | Salsola kali tenuifolia | Salsola soda | saltbush | saltwort | Sarcobatus vermiculatus | Schefflera actinophylla | Scotch gale | shrubbery | silversword | spice bush | spicebush | squaw root | squawroot | strophanthus | summer cypress | supply | sweet fern | sweet gale | Tabernaemontana divaricate | Tasman dwarf pine | Thevetia neriifolia | Thevetia peruviana | tree poppy | tumbleweed | umbrella tree | vegetation | wax myrtle | wild | wilderness | winged pigweed | winter sweet | Wintera colorata | woody plant | yellow oleander

Bush In Webster's Dictionary

\Bush\, n. [OE. bosch, busch, buysch, bosk, busk; akin to D. bosch, OHG. busc, G. busch, Icel. b[=u]skr, b[=u]ski, Dan. busk, Sw. buske, and also to LL. boscus, buscus, Pr. bosc, It. bosco, Sp. & Pg. bosque, F. bois, OF. bos. Whether the LL. or G. form is the original is uncertain; if the LL., it is perh. from the same source as E. box a case. Cf. {Ambush}, {Boscage}, {Bouquet}, {Box} a case.] 1. A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild forest. Note: This was the original sense of the word, as in the Dutch bosch, a wood, and was so used by Chaucer. In this sense it is extensively used in the British colonies, especially at the Cape of Good Hope, and also in Australia and Canada; as, to live or settle in the bush. 2. A shrub; esp., a shrub with branches rising from or near the root; a thick shrub or a cluster of shrubs. To bind a bush of thorns among sweet-smelling flowers. --Gascoigne. 3. A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree; as, bushes to support pea vines. 4. A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (as sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself. If it be true that good wine needs no bush, 't is true that a good play needs no epilogue. --Shak. 5. (Hunting) The tail, or brush, of a fox. {To beat about the bush}, to approach anything in a round-about manner, instead of coming directly to it; -- a metaphor taken from hunting. {Bush bean} (Bot.), a variety of bean which is low and requires no support ({Phaseolus vulgaris}, variety {nanus}). See {Bean}, 1. {Bush buck}, or {Bush goat} (Zo["o]l.), a beautiful South African antelope ({Tragelaphus sylvaticus}); -- so called because found mainly in wooden localities. The name is also applied to other species. {Bush cat} (Zo["o]l.), the serval. See {Serval}. {Bush chat} (Zo["o]l.), a bird of the genus {Pratincola}, of the Thrush family. {Bush dog}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Potto}. {Bush hammer}. See {Bushhammer} in the Vocabulary. {Bush harrow} (Agric.) See under {Harrow}. {Bush hog} (Zo["o]l.), a South African wild hog ({Potamoch[oe]rus Africanus}); -- called also {bush pig}, and {water hog}. {Bush master} (Zo["o]l.), a venomous snake ({Lachesis mutus}) of Guinea; -- called also {surucucu}. {Bush pea} (Bot.), a variety of pea that needs to be bushed. {Bush shrike} (Zo["o]l.), a bird of the genus {Thamnophilus}, and allied genera; -- called also {batarg}. Many species inhabit tropical America. {Bush tit} (Zo["o]l.), a small bird of the genus {Psaltriparus}, allied to the titmouse. {P. minimus} inhabits California.
\Bush\, v. i. To branch thickly in the manner of a bush. ``The bushing alders.'' --Pope.
\Bush\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bushed} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bushing}.] 1. To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas. 2. To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush; as, to bush a piece of land; to bush seeds into the ground.
\Bush\, n. [D. bus a box, akin to E. box; or F. boucher to plug.] 1. (Mech.) A lining for a hole to make it smaller; a thimble or ring of metal or wood inserted in a plate or other part of machinery to receive the wear of a pivot or arbor. --Knight. Note: In the larger machines, such a piece is called a box, particularly in the United States. 2. (Gun.) A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored. --Farrow.
\Bush\, v. t. To furnish with a bush, or lining; as, to bush a pivot hole.

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