meaning of bullrush

bullrush meaning in General Dictionary

high marsh plant with cylindrical seed minds that explode when mature getting rid of large quantities of down; its long level leaves are used for making mats and seat chairs; of united states, Europe, Asia and North Africa

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  • tall rush with soft erect or arching stems within Eurasia, Australia, brand new Zealand, and typical in the united states

Sentence Examples with the word bullrush

The bluebird, breathing from his azure plumes The fragrance borrowed from the myrtle blooms; The thrush, poor wanderer, dropping meekly down, Clad in his remnant of autumnal brown; The oriole, drifting like a flake of fire Rent by a whirlwind from a blazing spire; The robin, jerking his spasmodic throat, Repeats imperious, his staccato note; The crack-brained bobolink courts his crazy mate, Poised on a bullrush tipsy with his weight: Nay, in his cage the lone canary sings, Feels the soft air, and spreads his idle wings.

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