busk


busk
to dress flies for fishing

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Busk — ist der Name folgender Personen: George Busk (1807–1886), britischer Zoologe und Anthropologe Niels Busk (* 1942), dänischer Politiker Søren Busk (* 1953), dänischer Fußballspieler Vidar Busk (* 1970), norwegischer Blues Gitarrist Busk ist der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • BUSK — BUSK, small town in Ukraine (E. Galicia); in Poland until 1772 and from 1918 to 1939. Jews were known there before the 16th century. In 1518 the king exempted them from taxes for one   year as they had suffered from Tatar raids. In the first half …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Busk — Busk, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Busked} (b[u^]skt).] [OE. busken, fr. Icel. b[=u]ask to make one s self ready, rexlexive of b[=u]a to prepare, dwell. Cf. 8th {Bound}.] 1. To prepare; to make ready; to array; to dress. [Scot. & Old Eng.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • busk it — (informal) To improvise • • • Main Entry: ↑busk * * * busk it informal phrase to do something as well as you can, without much preparation Thesaurus: to do something without preparationsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Busk — (b[u^]sk), n. [F. busc, perh. fr. the hypothetical older form of E. bois wood, because the first busks were made of wood. See {Bush}, and cf. OF. busche, F. b[^u]che, a piece or log of wood, fr. the same root.] A thin, elastic strip of metal,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Busk — (b[u^]sk), n. Among the Creek Indians, a feast of first fruits celebrated when the corn is ripe enough to be eaten. The feast usually continues four days. On the first day the new fire is lighted, by friction of wood, and distributed to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • busk — [ bʌsk ] verb intransitive MAINLY BRITISH to perform music in the streets and other public places for money ╾ busk|ing noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • busk — busk·er; busk; …   English syllables

  • busk — sb., en, e, ene, i sms. busk , fx buskplantning, buskvækst; komme ud af busken; stikke hovedet i busken …   Dansk ordbog

  • busk — ► VERB 1) play music in the street for voluntary donations. 2) (busk it) informal improvise. DERIVATIVES busker noun. ORIGIN from obsolete French busquer seek …   English terms dictionary

  • busk — [busk] vi. Brit. to perform for money as a singer or strolling entertainer in public places busker n …   English World dictionary


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