any of several shrubs of the genus Diervilla, of eastern North America, having clusters of yellowish flowers.
Dialect. a tool with a curved blade and long handle used to cut bushes and undergrowth.
a huckleberry shrub, Gaylussacia dumosa, having sticky, hairy twigs, white or pink flowers, and tasteless but edible black fruit.
a belted, hip-length, shirtlike jacket, usually with four patch pockets and a notched collar, adapted from the hunting coat customarily worn in the African bush. noun a casual jacket or shirt having four patch pockets and a belt
noun (Austral) a large heavy knife suitable for outdoor use Historical Examples The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) Robert Louis Stevenson Plague Ship Andre Norton