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gorse:

see furzefurze,
any plant of the genus Ulex of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), low, densely branched shrubs with spiny leaves (when present) and fragrant yellow blossoms. U.
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gorse

any evergreen shrub of the leguminous genus Ulex, esp the European species U. europeaus, which has yellow flowers and thick green spines instead of leaves
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July 1: Ladies Scratch v Glen Gorse, won 4.5 to 2.5
Paul Smith, 21, was seen acting suspiciously beside the Silver Sands caravan park shortly before two gorse bushes were set alight on July 10 last year.
In Dublin and Wicklow, fire crews battled gorse and grass fires throughout Saturday.
Fire crews have also been battling other gorse fires across the region including in Flintshire and Gwynedd.
Her design is inspired by the Pankhurst legacy, the suffragette colours and the empowered women in the Gorse Hill community.
John Gorse, commander of the 440th Operations Group at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, and John's family members by his side, Gorse gazed into his nephew's eyes with a look of deep gratitude.
"The gorse is particularly long at this time of year and youths set fire to it.
Some late bloomers, like Sea Aster, Western Gorse and Devil's-bit Scabious, are programmed to bloom now.
Gorse falls into a trap while running to the king's palace to deliver her gift, and ends up in a cave.
The book's rather slow, whimsical, and meandering (a bit like Gorse herself) pace is offset by the more imaginative and fun details, such as Gorse's father's magical library with books from the past, present, and future and the underground McGargles--hairy creatures who like cooking but not cleaning.
Gorse purchased Monday's session-topping [euro]210,000 Galileo colt on behalf of Kazakhstani client Alidar Utemuratov.