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It Has 4 letters ( b u s h )         1 vowels ( u )         3 consonants ( b s h )         Word on the contrary hsub

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 4
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English - Etymology 4

Back-formation from _bush league_. ADJECTIVE BUSH (_comparative_ MORE BUSH, _superlative_ MOST BUSH) * (colloquial) Not skilled; not professional; not major league. _They're supposed to be a major league team, but so far they've been BUSH._ NOUN BUSH (_plural_ BUSHES) * (baseball) Amateurish behavior, short for "bush league behavior" _The way that pitcher showed up the batter after the strikeout was BUSH._

Back-formation from bush league.

Adjective

bush (comparative more bush, superlative most bush)

  1. (colloquial) Not skilled; not professional; not major league.
    They're supposed to be a major league team, but so far they've been bush.

Noun

bush (plural bushes)

  1. (baseball) Amateurish behavior, short for "bush league behavior"
    The way that pitcher showed up the batter after the strikeout was bush.

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /bʊʃ/ * Rhymes: -ʊʃ

  • IPA(key): /bʊʃ/
  • Rhymes: -ʊʃ

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _busch_, _busshe_, from Old English _busc_, _bysc_ (“copse, grove, scrub”, in placenames), from Proto-Germanic _*buskaz_ (“bush, thicket”), probably from Proto-Indo-European _*bʰuH-_ (“to grow”). Cognate with West Frisian _bosk_ (“woods”), Dutch _bos_ (“woods”), German _Busch_ (“bush”), Danish _busk_ (“bush, shrub”), Swedish _buske_ (“bush, shrub”), Persian _بیشه_ (“woods”). Latin and Romance forms (Latin _boscus_, Occitan _bòsc_, French _bois_ and _buisson_, Italian _bosco_ and _boscaglia_, Spanish _bosque_, Portuguese _bosque_) derive from the Germanic. The sense 'pubic hair' was first attested in 1745. NOUN BUSH (_plural_ BUSHES) * (horticulture) A woody plant distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, being usually less than six metres tall; _a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category_. * (slang, vulgar) A person's pubic hair, _especially_ a woman's; _loosely_, a woman's vulva. * 1749, John Cleland, _Memoirs Of Fanny Hill_, Gutenberg eBook #25305, As he stood on one side, unbuttoning his waistcoat and breeches, her fat brawny thighs hung down, and the whole greasy landscape lay fairly open to my view; a wide open mouthed gap, overshaded with a grizzly BUSH, seemed held out like a beggar′s wallet for its provision. * 1982, Lawrence Durrell, _Constance_, Faber & Faber 2004 (_Avignon Quintet_), p. 787: But no, the little pool of semen was there, proof positive, with droplets caught hanging in her BUSH. * A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree. _BUSHES to support pea vines_ * A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself. * William Shakespeare If it be true that good wine needs no BUSH, 'tis true that a good play needs no epilogue. * (hunting) The tail, or brush, of a fox. SYNONYMS * (category of woody plant): shrub * See also Wikisaurus:pubic hair DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS VERB BUSH (_third-person singular simple present_ BUSHES, _present participle_ BUSHING, _simple past and past participle_ BUSHED) * (intransitive) To branch thickly in the manner of a bush. * 1726, Homer, Alexander Pope (translator), _The Odyssey_, 1839, Samuel Johnson (editor), _The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq._, page 404, Around it, and above, for ever green, / The BUSHING alders form'd a shady scene. * To set bushes for; to support with bushes. _to BUSH peas_ * To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush. _to BUSH a piece of land; to BUSH seeds into the ground_

From Middle English busch, busshe, from Old English busc, bysc (copse, grove, scrub, in placenames), from Proto-Germanic *buskaz (bush, thicket), probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to grow). Cognate with West Frisian bosk (woods), Dutch bos (woods), German Busch (bush), Danish busk (bush, shrub), Swedish buske (bush, shrub), Persian بیشه (woods). Latin and Romance forms (Latin boscus, Occitan bòsc, French bois and buisson, Italian bosco and boscaglia, Spanish bosque, Portuguese bosque) derive from the Germanic. The sense 'pubic hair' was first attested in 1745.

Noun

bush (plural bushes)

  1. (horticulture) A woody plant distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, being usually less than six metres tall; a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category.
  2. (slang, vulgar) A person's pubic hair, especially a woman's; loosely, a woman's vulva.
  3. A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree.
    bushes to support pea vines
  4. A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself.
  5. (hunting) The tail, or brush, of a fox.
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Verb

bush (third-person singular simple present bushes, present participle bushing, simple past and past participle bushed)

  1. (intransitive) To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.
  2. To set bushes for; to support with bushes.
    to bush peas
  3. To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush.
    to bush a piece of land; to bush seeds into the ground

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From the sign of a bush usually employed to indicate such places. NOUN BUSH (_plural_ BUSHES) * (archaic) A tavern or wine merchant. DERIVED TERMS * good wine needs no bush

From the sign of a bush usually employed to indicate such places.

Noun

bush (plural bushes)

  1. (archaic) A tavern or wine merchant.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

From Middle Dutch _bosch_ (modern _bos_) ("_wood, forest_"), first appearing in the Dutch colonies to designate an uncleared district of a colony, and thence adopted in British colonies as BUSH. NOUN BUSH (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ BUSHES) * (often with "the") Rural areas, typically remote, wooded, undeveloped and uncultivated. * (Australia) The countryside area of Australia that is less arid and less remote than the outback; _loosely_, areas of natural flora even within conurbations. * 1894, Henry Lawson, _We Called Him “Ally” for Short_, _Short Stories in Prose and Verse_, Gutenberg Australia eBook #0607911, I remember, about five years ago, I was greatly annoyed by a ghost, while doing a job of fencing in the BUSH between here and Perth. * 1899, Ethel C. Pedley, _Dot and the Kangaroo_, Gutenberg Australia eBook #0900681h, Little Dot had lost her way in the BUSH. * 2000, Robert Holden, Paul Cliff, Jack Bedson, _The Endless Playground: Celebrating Australian Childhood_, page 16, The theme of children lost in the BUSH is a well-worked one in Australian art and literature. * (New Zealand) An area of New Zealand covered in forest, _especially_ native forest. * (Canada) The wild forested areas of Canada; upcountry. * (Canada) A woodlot or bluff on a farm. DERIVED TERMS SEE ALSO * backblock, outback * bushman (not derived from BUSH but separately derived from cognate Dutch) TRANSLATIONS ADJECTIVE BUSH (_not comparable_) * The noun "bush", used attributively. The BUSH vote; BUSH party; BUSH tucker; BUSH aristocracy; BUSH tea ADVERB BUSH (_not comparable_) * (Australia) Towards the direction of the outback. _On hatching, the chicks scramble to the surface and head BUSH on their own._

From Middle Dutch bosch (modern bos) ("wood, forest"), first appearing in the Dutch colonies to designate an uncleared district of a colony, and thence adopted in British colonies as bush.

Noun

bush (countable and uncountable, plural bushes)

  1. (often with "the") Rural areas, typically remote, wooded, undeveloped and uncultivated.
    1. (Australia) The countryside area of Australia that is less arid and less remote than the outback; loosely, areas of natural flora even within conurbations.
    2. (New Zealand) An area of New Zealand covered in forest, especially native forest.
    3. (Canada) The wild forested areas of Canada; upcountry.
  2. (Canada) A woodlot or bluff on a farm.
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Adjective

bush (not comparable)

  1. The noun "bush", used attributively.
    The bush vote; bush party; bush tucker; bush aristocracy; bush tea

Adverb

bush (not comparable)

  1. (Australia) Towards the direction of the outback.
    On hatching, the chicks scramble to the surface and head bush on their own.

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 5
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English - Etymology 5

From Middle Dutch _busse_ 'box; wheel bushing', from Proto-Germanic _*buhsiz_ (compare English _box_). More at box. NOUN BUSH (_plural_ BUSHES) * A thick washer or hollow cylinder of metal (also bushing). * A mechanical attachment, usually a metallic socket with a screw thread, such as the mechanism by which a camera is attached to a tripod stand. * A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored. (Can we find and add a quotation of Farrow to this entry?) VERB BUSH (_third-person singular simple present_ BUSHES, _present participle_ BUSHING, _simple past and past participle_ BUSHED) * (transitive) To furnish with a bush or lining. _to BUSH a pivot hole_

From Middle Dutch busse 'box; wheel bushing', from Proto-Germanic *buhsiz (compare English box). More at box.

Noun

bush (plural bushes)

  1. A thick washer or hollow cylinder of metal (also bushing).
  2. A mechanical attachment, usually a metallic socket with a screw thread, such as the mechanism by which a camera is attached to a tripod stand.
  3. A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Farrow to this entry?)

Verb

bush (third-person singular simple present bushes, present participle bushing, simple past and past participle bushed)

  1. (transitive) To furnish with a bush or lining.
    to bush a pivot hole

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* hubs

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryALBANIAN - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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Albanian - Alternative Forms

* bushk

  • bushk

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryALBANIAN - ETYMOLOGY 1
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Albanian - Etymology 1

Either from Latin buxus _id_, or from Proto-Indo-European _*bʰuH_ 'to grow' (compare Dutch _bos_ (“woods”), English _bush_). PRONUNCIATION * IPA(key): /bʊʃ/ NOUN BUSH

Either from Latin buxus id, or from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH 'to grow' (compare Dutch bos (woods), English bush).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bʊʃ/

Noun

bush

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryALBANIAN - ETYMOLOGY 2
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Albanian - Etymology 2

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European _*bʰuH_ (“to grow”). NOUN BUSH

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH (to grow).

Noun

bush

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryALBANIAN - REFERENCES
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Albanian - References

* ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), _A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language_, Ledien: Brill Academic Publishers, page 42

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel (2000), A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Ledien: Brill Academic Publishers, page 42

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryAROMANIAN - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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Aromanian - Alternative Forms

* bushu, bushtu

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryAROMANIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Aromanian - Etymology

Compare Daco-Romanian _buș_.

Compare Daco-Romanian buș.

Which the Definition/Meaning of bush in categoryAROMANIAN - NOUN
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Aromanian - Noun

BUSH * fist SYNONYMS * pulmu, huftã, mãnatã

bush

  1. fist

Synonyms

  • pulmu, huftã, mãnatã


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