rushy
adjective see rush I

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  • Rushy — Rush y, a. 1. Abounding with rushes. [1913 Webster] 2. Made of rushes. [1913 Webster] My rushy couch and frugal fare. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rushy — rushy; bul·rushy; …   English syllables

  • rushy — [rush′ē] adj. rushier, rushiest 1. made of, full of, or covered with rushes (plants) 2. like a rush …   English World dictionary

  • rushy — adjective abounding in rushes a rushy marsh • Similar to: ↑wooded • Derivationally related forms: ↑rush * * * ˈrəshē adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: Middle Engli …   Useful english dictionary

  • rushy — Ⅰ. rush [1] ► VERB 1) move or act with urgent haste. 2) transport or produce with urgent haste. 3) deal with hurriedly. 4) (of air or a liquid) flow strongly. 5) dash towards in an attempt to attack or capture. ► …   English terms dictionary

  • rushy — rushiness, n. /rush ee/, adj., rushier, rushiest. 1. abounding with rushes or their stems. 2. covered or strewn with rushes. 3. consisting or made of rushes. 4. rushlike. [1350 1400; ME; see RUSH2, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rushy — adjective a) abounding in rushes b) having the characteristics of a rush; rushlike …   Wiktionary

  • rushy — rʌʃɪ adv. covered in tall marsh grasses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Rushy —    see Rushey …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • rushy — /ˈrʌʃi/ (say rushee) adjective (rushier, rushiest) 1. having or characterised by a lot of rushes. 2. covered or strewn with rushes. 3. consisting or made of rushes. 4. rush like. {rush2 + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

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