Meaning of 'bush' (Webster Dictionary)
- A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild
- A shrub; esp., a shrub with branches rising from or near the
root; a thick shrub or a cluster of shrubs.
- A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree; as, bushes
to support pea vines.
- 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.
- The tail, or brush, of a fox.
- 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.
- A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the
venthole is bored. - To branch thickly in the manner of a bush. - To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush
- 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
- To furnish with a bush, or lining; as, to bush a pivot