Definition of Rushes

1. Noun. (plural of rush) ¹



2. Noun. (context: cinematography) Unedited footage; film material as recorded to tape etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rushes

1. rush [v] - See also: rush

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rushes

rush nut
rush off
rush out
rush rose
rushbuckler
rushbucklers
rushed
rushed behind
rushed behinds
rushedly
rushee
rushees
rushen
rusher
rushers
rushes (current term)
rushest
rusheth
rushier
rushiest
rushiness
rushing
rushingly
rushings
rushlight
rushlights
rushlike
rushy
rusine
rusk

Literary usage of Rushes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs, John Dickson Batten (1890)
"cook she set about making it when Cap o' rushes came in. ... Well, the cook wouldn't at first, but at last she said yes, and Cap o' rushes made the gruel. ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"rushes STREWED IN ROOMS. Our countrymen never loved bare floors ; and before the luxury of carpets was introduced, it was common to strew rushes on the ..."

3. Tactics by William Balck (1911)
"Provisions of the Various Regulations Relative to the Advance by rushes. ... To advance by rushes, the following commands are given: (Such) Platoon (section ..."

4. Tactics by William Balck (1915)
"Provisions of the Various Regulations Relative to the Advance by rushes. ... To advance by rushes, the following commands are given: (Such) Platoon (section ..."

5. Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and by William Shepard Walsh (1897)
"Yet the use of rushes on floors was not unknown in France, for Froissart in his account of the death of Gaston, Count de Foix, relates how the hero's ..."

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