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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 ?
On some of the bushes might be seen a bud, a blossom, a baby, a half-grown person and a ripe one; but even those ready to pluck were motionless and silent, as if devoid of life.
snapped one, eyeing the bushes from which a smothered snarl had issued as Tarzan of the Apes realized that through his mistake the perpetrator of the horrid crime at his bungalow still lived--that the murderer of his wife went yet unpunished.
He was sprawling along between some bushes, when he heard a sharp intimidating cry.
I suddenly turned away and thrust myself violently, possibly even frantically, through the bushes, anxious to get a clear space about me again.
At last he decided there was no danger; but just as he prepared to part the bushes and bend down to the water, a movement among the opposite bushes caught his eye.
To the left of us there was the long uninterrupted shoal, and to the right a high, steep bank heavily overgrown with bushes.
On the hillside he had led the woman to one of the little open spaces among the bushes and had dropped to his knees beside her.
quoth Robin hotly; for he knew how Little John must be chuckling at this from behind the bushes.
Then with the automatic instinct for self-preservation, he sprang back into the bushes, and began to push his way through them until he had reached a safe distance from the danger zone.