Definition of Cotton rush
1. Noun. Any sedge of the genus Eriophorum; north temperate bog plants with tufted spikes.
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Eriophorum, Genus Eriophorum
Specialized synonyms: Common Cotton Grass, Eriophorum Angustifolium
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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. ..."