Definition of Lawyer bush
1. Noun. Stout-stemmed trailing shrub of New Zealand that scrambles over other growth.
Generic synonyms: Bramble Bush
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lawyer Bush
Literary usage of Lawyer bush
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Camps and Prisons: Twenty Months in the Department of the Gulf by Augustine Joseph Hickey Duganne (1865)
"... sitting down' amid these ancient friends of mine, forgetful of all outside drums and bugle-calls. How wiser had it been for lawyer bush ..."
2. Maori Lore: The Traditions of the Maori People, with the More Important of by George Grey (1904)
"Is he as big as a matai-tree, as strong as a totara-tree, as tenacious and troublesome as a lawyer-bush, why, then, all the better —the more glory for ..."
3. The New Zealand Journal of Science (1885)
"5th), a house-sparrow's nest, which had been built in a large bramble (lawyer) bush and which contained four eggs, viz. throe sparrow's and a cuckoo's. ..."
4. Martin's Bay Settlement, West Coast of Otago.: Narrative of a Voyage from by Robert Percy Whitworth (1870)
"The country succeeding was a low flat patch of birch scrub, tea tree, and lawyer bush, and it was only with great difficulty that we could make headway ..."