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.
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
noun (Austral & NZ) any of several prickly trailing plants of the genus Rubus (informal) a person unqualified in the law who claims competence in it Historical Examples Colonial Born G. Firth Scott
minor league. inferior or amateurish; mediocre: a bush-league theatrical performance. Contemporary Examples CPAC: Come for the Crazy, Stay for the Party Michelle Cottle March 6, 2014 Historical Examples Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson adj. A baseball minor league of professional or semiprofessional players (1908+) Any subordinate, apprentice, or amateur enterprise: The road companies are […]
Also called busher. Baseball. a player in a minor league. an incompetent player, as one who behaves or plays as if he or she belonged in a minor league. a person who performs at an inferior level or in an inferior manner. Historical Examples Baseball Joe in the Big League Lester Chadwick A baseball player […]