from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Rush, Benjamin 1745-1813. American physician, politician, and educator. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, he promoted the abolition of slavery and the humane treatment of the mentally handicapped.
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- proper n. An English occupational surname for someone who made things from rushes.
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