Definition of Cotton rush

1. Noun. Any sedge of the genus Eriophorum; north temperate bog plants with tufted spikes.

Exact synonyms: Cotton Grass
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Eriophorum, Genus Eriophorum
Specialized synonyms: Common Cotton Grass, Eriophorum Angustifolium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotton Rush

cotton bollworm
cotton cake
cotton candy
cotton cloth
cotton flannel
cotton gin
cotton gins
cotton mill
cotton mouse
cotton on
cotton plant
cotton rat
cotton reel
cotton rose
cotton rush (current term)
cotton stainer
cotton strain
cotton swab
cotton swabs
cotton thistle
cotton to
cotton up
cotton wool
cotton wool bud
cotton wool buds
cotton wools
cottonade
cottonades
cottonary

Literary usage of Cotton rush

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1. Annual Report ... Proceedings at Annual Meeting by Illinois Society of Engineers (1891)
"Although the investigation was made before the cotton rush had fairly begun, ... By the timo the 1 SIM) cotton rush was well started the number of spikes ..."

2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"COTTON-GRASS. The common name for Eriophorum. COTTON-ROSE. A common name for COTTON-RUSH. A name sometimes given to Eriophorum. COTTON-SEDGE. ..."

3. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1900)
"... god Cotton. Rush Paul. Salter Searl. Silence Baker. Sion Morse. Standfast Foster. Submit Bird. Supply Clap. Take Heed Mannings. Thanks Clap. ..."

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