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Bush

Arti kata Bush dan Definisi dari kata Bush:

Bush (?), n. OE. bosch, busch, buysch, bosk, busk; akin to D. bosch, OHG. busc, G. busch, Icel. b skr, b ski, Dan. busk, Sw. buske, and also to LL. boscus, buscus, Pr. bosc, It. bosco, Sp. & Pg. bosque, F. bois, OF. bos. Whether the LL. or G. form i the original is uncertain; if the LL., it is perh. from the same source as E. box a case. Cf. Ambush, Boscage, Bouquet, Box a case.

1. A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild forest.

&hand; This was the original sense of the word, as in the Dutch bosch, a wood, and was so used by Chaucer. In this sense it is extensively used in the British colonies, especially at the Cape of Good Hope, and also in Australia and Canada; as, to live or settle in the bush.

2. A shrub; esp., a shrub with branches rising from or near the root; a thick shrub or a cluster of shrubs.

To bind a bush of thorns among sweet-smelling flowers.
Gascoigne.

3. A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree; as, bushes to support pea vines.

4. 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.

If it be true that good wine needs no bush, t is true that a good play needs no epilogue.
Shak.

5. (Hunting) The tail, or brush, of a fox.


To beat about the bush

, to approach anything in a round-about manner, instead of coming directly to it; — a metaphor taken from hunting.
Bush bean

(Bot.), a variety of bean which is low and requires no support (Phaseolus vulgaris, variety nanus). See Bean, 1.
Bush buck

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Bush goat

(Zo 94l.), a beautiful South African antelope (Tragelaphus sylvaticus); — so called because found mainly in wooden localities. The name is also applied to other species.
Bush cat

(Zo 94l.), the serval. See Serval.
Bush chat

(Zo 94l.), a bird of the genus Pratincola, of the Thrush family.
Bush dog

. (Zo 94l.) See Potto.
Bush hammer

. See Bushhammer in the Vocabulary.
Bush harrow

(Agric.) See under Harrow.
Bush hog

(Zo 94l.), a South African wild hog (Potamoch d2rus Africanus); — called also bush pig, and water hog.
Bush master

(Zo 94l.), a venomous snake (Lachesis mutus) of Guinea; — called also surucucu.
Bush pea

(Bot.), a variety of pea that needs to be bushed.
Bush shrike

(Zo 94l.), a bird of the genus Thamnophilus, and allied genera; — called also batarg. Many species inhabit tropical America.
Bush tit

(Zo 94l.), a small bird of the genus Psaltriparus, allied to the titmouse. P. minimus inhabits California.