Rushlike



noun
1.
any grasslike plant of the genus Juncus, having pithy or hollow stems, found in wet or marshy places.
Compare rush family.
2.
any plant of the rush family.
3.
any of various similar plants.
4.
a stem of such a plant, used for making chair bottoms, mats, baskets, etc.
5.
something of little or no value; trifle:
not worth a rush.
verb
1.
to hurry or cause to hurry; hasten
2.
to make a sudden attack upon (a fortress, position, person, etc)
3.
when intr, often foll by at, in or into. to proceed or approach in a reckless manner
4.
rush one’s fences, to proceed with precipitate haste
5.
(intransitive) to come, flow, swell, etc, quickly or suddenly: tears rushed to her eyes
6.
(slang) to cheat, esp by grossly overcharging
7.
(transitive) (US & Canadian) to make a concerted effort to secure the agreement, participation, etc, of (a person)
8.
(intransitive) (American football) to gain ground by running forwards with the ball
noun
9.
the act or condition of rushing
10.
a sudden surge towards someone or something: a gold rush
11.
a sudden surge of sensation, esp produced by a drug
12.
a sudden demand
adjective (prenominal)
13.
requiring speed or urgency: a rush job
14.
characterized by much movement, business, etc: a rush period
noun
1.
any annual or perennial plant of the genus Juncus, growing in wet places and typically having grasslike cylindrical leaves and small green or brown flowers: family Juncaceae Many species are used to make baskets
2.
any of various similar or related plants, such as the woodrush, scouring rush, and spike-rush
3.
something valueless; a trifle; straw: not worth a rush
4.
short for rush light

Rush (rŭsh), Benjamin. 1745-1813.

American physician, politician, and educator. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, he promoted the humane treatment of the mentally ill.
rush

the papyrus (Job 8:11). (See BULRUSH.) The expression “branch and rush” in Isa. 9:14; 19:15 means “utterly.”

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