(noun.) a large wilderness area.
(noun.) vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924).
(noun.) United States electrical engineer who designed an early analogue computer and who led the scientific program of the United States during World War II (1890-1974).
(noun.) 43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946).
(verb.) provide with a bushing.
(n.) A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild forest.
(n.) A shrub; esp., a shrub with branches rising from or near the root; a thick shrub or a cluster of shrubs.
(n.) A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree; as, bushes to support pea vines.
(n.) 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.
(n.) The tail, or brush, of a fox.
(v. i.) To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.
(v. t.) To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas.
(v. t.) 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.
(n.) A lining for a hole to make it smaller; a thimble or ring of metal or wood inserted in a plate or other part of machinery to receive the wear of a pivot or arbor.
(n.) A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.
(v. t.) To furnish with a bush, or lining; as, to bush a pivot hole.
n. a shrub thick with branches: anything of bushy tuft-like shape: any wild uncultivated country esp. at the Cape or in Australia: a bunch of ivy hung up as a tavern sign a tavern itself—'Good wine needs no bush.'—v.i. to grow thick or bushy.—v.t. to set bushes about support with bushes: to cover seeds by means of the bush-harrow.—n. Bush′-cat the serval.—adj. Bushed lost in the bush.—ns. Bush′-harr′ow a light kind of harrow used for covering grass-seeds formed of a barred frame interwoven with bushes or branches; Bush′iness; Bush′man a settler in the uncleared land of America or the Colonies a woodsman: one of a native race in South Africa (Dut. boschjesman); Bush′-rang′er in Australia a lawless fellow often an escaped criminal who takes to the bush and lives by robbery; Bush′-shrike a tropical American ant-thrush; Bush′tit a small long-tailed titmouse of West America building a large hanging-nest.—v.i. Bush′-whack to range through the bush: to fight in guerilla warfare.—ns. Bush′-whack′er a guerilla fighter: a country lout: a short heavy scythe for cutting bushes; Bush′-whack′ing the habits or practice of bush-whackers: the process of forcing a way for a boat by pulling at the bushes overhanging a stream.—adj. Bush′y full of bushes: thick and spreading.—Beat about the bush to go round about anything to evade coming to the point.
n. the metal box or lining of any cylinder in which an axle works.—v.t. to furnish with a bush.—n. Bush′-met′al hard brass gun-metal a composition of copper and tin used for journals bearings &c.
- On each side stood a sable bush-holly or yew. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- You have been watching us from behind that bush? 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- The lower levels of the Mesozoic land were no doubt covered by great fern brakes and shrubby bush and a kind of jungle growth of trees. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- He had taken scarce a dozen steps toward the jungle when a great form rose up before him from the shadows of a low bush. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- In that case the overcoat was not blown against the furze-bush, but placed there. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- To her there were not, as to Eustacia, demons in the air, and malice in every bush and bough. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- The whole party arrived in safety at the Bush before Mr. Pickwick had recovered his breath. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- Miss Eyre, you are not so unsophisticated as Adele: she demands a 'cadeau,' clamorously, the moment she sees me: you beat about the bush. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- See ye how dexterously they avail themselves of every cover which a tree or bush affords, and shun exposing themselves to the shot of our cross-bows? 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- Wildeve screened himself under a bush and waited. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- Asking the operator the best direction, he pointed west, and noticing a rabbit in a clear space in the sage bushes, I said, 'There is one now. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- As he spoke, a woman's shrill scream--a scream which vibrated with a frenzy of horror--burst from the thick, green clump of bushes in front of us. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- Ages ago trees and bushes grew thick and fast, and the ground was always covered with a deep layer of decaying vegetable matter. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- So far I had seen no one and I sat down by some bushes along the bank of the ditch and took off my shoes and emptied them of water. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- And laying down her work, she rose slowly, and slowly passed over the lawn, round the bushes, out of sight. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- To see him stickin' in de mud,--chasin' and tarin' through de bushes, dogs a holdin' on to him! 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- The rain came down, thick and fast, and pattered noisily among the leafless bushes. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 雾都孤儿.
- There is the gravel-drive, and there are the rose-bushes where I lay. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- Now Hermione came round the bushes with Gerald Crich. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- There was plough-land and pasture, and copses of bare trees, copses of bushes, and homesteads naked and work-bare. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.