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Bush meaning

bush - 14 dictionary results

  1. 1. Vice President under Reagan and 41st President of the United States ( born in 1924)
  2. 2. 43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush ( born in 1946)
  3. 3. a low woody perennial plant usually having several major branches
  4. 4. not of the highest quality or sophistication
  5. 5. A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild forest.
  6. 6. A shrub; esp., a shrub with branches rising from or near the root; a thick shrub or a cluster of shrubs.
  7. 7. A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree; as, bushes to support pea vines.
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.
  10. 10. To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas.
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.
  13. 13. The tail or brush of a fox.
  14. 14. A branching shrub; a branch.

bush - examples of usage

  1. When, towards morning, he slept, I took his boots and hid them behind a bush some distance away. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. What was the good of all this beating of the bush? - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  3. He evidently thought the reading had been at Shepherd's Bush. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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