- n. alternative spelling of bulrush.
- n. A headlong rush into something, heedless of the danger.
- n. tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America
- n. tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa
“Reed beds with rush, bullrush and clumps of mauve sea aster encroach on the narrow channel.”
“I remember when the only good fighter was the machine gun tripper. now he can use bullrush, disarm, even grapple effectively and is usually pretty damned good at defending against those same type of attacks.”
“I think that kids that grow up in cities miss out on the fun of activities like cowtipping and bullrush fights.”
“I particularly like the duckling firing the air-powered frog into the air, and the bullrush spindles on the landing.”
“The armed man opens fire and Jayne decides to bullrush the two men and succeeds in knocking them to the floor.”
“He whittled away at a bullrush (we were sunning by the river, after a swim) and said, "Well, they have earth magic, if you can find a good one.”
“Summer times us went bar headed, but Unker Ned made bullrush hats for us to wear in winter.”
“Their heroes fight, after preliminary parley which would do credit to the chivalry of the Hippodrome; and their lances invariably splinter as frush as the texture of the bullrush.”
“This bolsa was nothing but a bundle of tule, or bullrush, bound together with grass-ropes in the shape of a cigar, about ten feet long and about two feet through the butt.”
“Poised on a bullrush tipsy with his weight: Nay, in his cage the lone canary sings, Feels the soft air, and spreads his idle wings.”
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