from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A rush.
- noun A refreshment.
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- verb Present participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
- noun (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line
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You know, you've heard the term rushing like a river.
"Wow! this is what I call rushing the mourners!" gasped Bandy-legs, after they had made sure that the rattler was as dead as might be expected before sundown; for Owen declared that he had some sort of belief in the old saying that "cut up a snake as you will, its tail will wriggle until sunset."
The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island Lawrence J. Leslie
Virginia might have recorded only one sack last week against Miami, but Defensive Line Coach Jeff Hanson was pleased with his unit's overall effort in rushing the Hurricanes 'quarterbacks.
: Even if you want to argue that he set a career high in rushing last week, it was still just 31 yards.
The NFL's Scariest Fantasy Players Nando Di Fino 2010
He is the team's third-leading rusher and leads the team in rushing touchdowns.
Cavaliers preparing to face revived Duke offense Steve Yanda 2010
•Offensive line: The Browns ranked 26th in rushing in 2008, but they did give up the eighth-fewest sacks (24).
The most logical bet right now is Oregon running back LaMichael James, who now leads the Football Bowl Subdivision in rushing yards per game (169.6).
College Football Veers From the Script Darren Everson 2010
There should be no comparsion in rushing people into a war that has lead us into a depression and a plan that so many people need.
I for one do not believe in rushing to judgement before all the cards are on the table.
Let's remember what has happend under Bush and Obama in rushing through these ridiculous TARP bills.