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.
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.
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 cat
, ∨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. —
(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.