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bush

1
1. a dense woody plant, smaller than a tree, with many branches arising from the lower part of the stem; shrub
2. a dense cluster of such shrubs; thicket
3. 
a. an uncultivated or sparsely settled area, esp in Africa, Australia, New Zealand, or Canada: usually covered with trees or shrubs, varying from open shrubby country to dense rainforest
b. (as modifier): bush flies
4. a forested area; woodland
5. a fox's tail; brush

bush

2
a thin metal sleeve or tubular lining serving as a bearing or guide

Bush

1. George. born 1924, US Republican politician; vice president of the US (1981--89): 41st president of the US (1989--93)
2. his son, George W(alker.) born 1946, US Republican statesman: 43rd president of the US (from 2001)
References in classic literature ?
Presently, from the depths of the bush behind us, came a loud "/woof/,
whispered the Kafirs, and a few minutes afterwards we saw a succession of vast shadowy forms moving slowly from the direction of the water towards the bush.
This," said he, "is the Royal Bush of the Mangaboos.
Possibly, however, she might have revised her conclusions could she have seen the two pairs of eyes watching her every move intently from different points in the bush.
It was with difficulty that Tarzan could find means to communicate with the natives, as the moment their eyes fell upon his companions they fled precipitately into the bush.
Give us fifty years, and when all the bush is cleared off back to the mountains, fever will be stamped out; everything will be far healthier.
The northwest monsoon was blowing, and they fled south in the night time, hiding by day on detached and uninhabited islets, or dragging their whale boat into the bush on the large islands.
The unknown with all its terrors rushed upon him, and he shrank back instinctively into the shelter of the bush.
I will never hear that chap speak after all,--and my sorrow had a startling extravagance of emotion, even such as I had noticed in the howling sorrow of these savages in the bush.
It was flying straight towards him; the guttural cry, like the even tearing of some strong stuff, sounded close to his ear; the long beak and neck of the bird could be seen, and at the very instant when Levin was taking aim, behind the bush where Oblonsky stood, there was a flash of red lightning: the bird dropped like an arrow, and darted upwards again.
He burst from his bush and trotted to the outhouse door, opened it, and looked in.
If fear of the law had come over me, you would not be here to witness the manner in which Ishmael Bush deals out justice.