Rush line
Rush Rush, n. 1. A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of winds; a rush of water. [1913 Webster]

A gentleman of his train spurred up his horse, and, with a violent rush, severed him from the duke. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]

2. Great activity with pressure; as, a rush of business. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

3. A perfect recitation. [College Cant, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

4. (Football) (a) A rusher; as, the center rush, whose place is in the center of the rush line; the end rush. [1913 Webster]

{Bunt rush} (Football), a combined rush by main strength.

{Rush line} (Football), the line composed of rushers. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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