Definitions

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  • n. A rush (the plant).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rush.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rush.
  • n. A wick made of rush.

Etymologies

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Examples

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    Charles Warner: Content Is Not King

  • _scut_, a rabbit's tail; _seave_, a rush; _sike_, a small rill, gutter; _sile_, a young herring; _skeel_, a wooden pail; _skep_,

    English Dialects From the Eighth Century to the Present Day

  • ` uvular pronunciation of/r/'; burdock, formed on bur (r); carl hemp, Scand golland and variant gowan, possibly akin to E gold; hulver, ling, seal ` willow,' and seave ` the rush. '

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 3

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