Definition of Scouring rush

1. Noun. Evergreen erect horsetail with rough-edged stems; formerly used for scouring utensils.




Definition of Scouring rush

1. Noun. Any of certain horsetails, especially rough horsetail (''Equisetum hyemale''), formerly used for scouring and polishing. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scouring Rush

scourge
scourged
scourger
scourgers
scourges
scourgest
scourgeth
scourging
scourie
scouries
scouring
scouring pad
scouring pads
scouring powder
scouring powders
scouring rush (current term)
scouring rushes
scourings
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scourse
scoursed
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scouse
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scouses
scout car
scout film

Literary usage of Scouring rush

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1. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"29, the scouring rush or horse-tail, is also a relative of the ferns? It is even more particular than the fern about being in a very moist place. ..."

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