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Weed vs. Bush

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Weednoun

(countable) Any plant regarded as unwanted at the place where, and at the time when it is growing.

‘If it isn't in a straight line or marked with a label, it's a weed.’;

Bushnoun

(horticulture) A woody plant distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, being usually less than six metres tall; a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category.

Weednoun

Short for duckweed.

Bushnoun

A person's pubic hair, especially a woman's; loosely, a woman's vulva.

Weednoun

Underbrush; low shrubs.

Bushnoun

A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree.

‘bushes to support pea vines’;

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Weednoun

A drug or the like made from the leaves of a plant.

Bushnoun

(historical) A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself.

Weednoun

Cannabis.

Bushnoun

(hunting) The tail, or brush, of a fox.

Weednoun

Tobacco.

Bushnoun

(archaic) A tavern or wine merchant.

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Weednoun

A cigar.

Bushnoun

(often with "the") Rural areas, typically remote, wooded, undeveloped and uncultivated.

Weednoun

(countable) A weak horse, which is therefore unfit to breed from.

Bushnoun

(Australia) The countryside area of Australia that is less arid and less remote than the outback; loosely, areas of natural flora even within conurbations.

Weednoun

A puny person; one who has little physical strength.

Bushnoun

(New Zealand) An area of New Zealand covered in forest, especially native forest.

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Weednoun

Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything useless.

Bushnoun

(Canadian) The wild forested areas of Canada; upcountry.

Weednoun

(archaic) A garment or piece of clothing.

Bushnoun

(Canadian) A woodlot or bluff on a farm.

Weednoun

(archaic) Clothing collectively; clothes, dress.

Bushnoun

(baseball) Amateurish behavior, short for "bush league behavior"

Weednoun

(archaic) An article of dress worn in token of grief; a mourning garment or badge.

Bushnoun

A thick washer or hollow cylinder of metal.

Weednoun

(Female) mourning apparel.

‘He wore a weed on his hat.’;

Bushnoun

A mechanical attachment, usually a metallic socket with a screw thread, such as the mechanism by which a camera is attached to a tripod stand.

Weednoun

A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which befalls those who are about to give birth, are giving birth, or have recently given birth or miscarried or aborted.

Bushnoun

A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.

Weedverb

To remove unwanted vegetation from a cultivated area.

‘I weeded my flower bed.’;

Bushverb

(intransitive) To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.

Weedverb

simple past tense and past participle of wee

Bushverb

To set bushes for; to support with bushes.

‘to bush peas’;

Weednoun

A garment; clothing; especially, an upper or outer garment.

‘He on his bed sat, the soft weeds he worePut off.’;

Bushverb

To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush.

‘to bush a piece of land; to bush seeds into the ground’;

Weednoun

An article of dress worn in token of grief; a mourning garment or badge; as, he wore a weed on his hat; especially, in the plural, mourning garb, as of a woman; as, a widow's weeds.

‘In a mourning weed, with ashes upon her head, and tears abundantly flowing.’;

Bushverb

(transitive) To furnish with a bush or lining.

‘to bush a pivot hole’;

Weednoun

A sudden illness or relapse, often attended with fever, which attacks women in childbed.

Bushadverb

(Australia) Towards the direction of the outback.

‘On hatching, the chicks scramble to the surface and head bush on their own.’;

Weednoun

Underbrush; low shrubs.

‘One rushing forth out of the thickest weed.’; ‘A wild and wanton pard . . . Crouched fawning in the weed.’;

Bushadjective

(colloquial) Not skilled; not professional; not major league.

‘They're supposed to be a major league team, but so far they've been bush.’;

Weednoun

Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of the crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of the place; an unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.

‘Too much manuring filled that field with weeds.’;

Bushnoun

A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild forest.

Weednoun

Fig.: Something unprofitable or troublesome; anything useless.

Bushnoun

A shrub; esp., a shrub with branches rising from or near the root; a thick shrub or a cluster of shrubs.

‘To bind a bush of thorns among sweet-smelling flowers.’;

Weednoun

An animal unfit to breed from.

Bushnoun

A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree; as, bushes to support pea vines.

Weednoun

Tobacco, or a cigar.

Bushnoun

A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (as sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself.

‘If it be true that good wine needs no bush, 't is true that a good play needs no epilogue.’;

Weedverb

To free from noxious plants; to clear of weeds; as, to weed corn or onions; to weed a garden.

Bushnoun

The tail, or brush, of a fox.

Weedverb

To take away, as noxious plants; to remove, as something hurtful; to extirpate; - commonly used with out; as, to weed out inefficiency from an enterprise.

‘Wise fathers . . . weeding from their children ill things.’; ‘Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.’;

Bushnoun

A lining for a hole to make it smaller; a thimble or ring of metal or wood inserted in a plate or other part of machinery to receive the wear of a pivot or arbor.

Weedverb

To free from anything hurtful or offensive.

‘He weeded the kingdom of such as were devoted to Elaiana.’;

Bushnoun

A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.

Weedverb

To reject as unfit for breeding purposes.

Bushverb

To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.

Weednoun

any plant that crowds out cultivated plants

Bushverb

To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas.

Weednoun

street names for marijuana

Bushverb

To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush; as, to bush a piece of land; to bush seeds into the ground.

Weedverb

clear of weeds;

‘weed the garden’;

Bushverb

To furnish with a bush, or lining; as, to bush a pivot hole.

Weed

A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, . Examples commonly are plants unwanted in human-controlled settings, such as farm fields, gardens, lawns, and parks.

‘a plant in the wrong place’;

Bushnoun

a low woody perennial plant usually having several major branches

Bushnoun

a large wilderness area

Bushnoun

dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes

Bushnoun

43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946)

Bushnoun

United States electrical engineer who designed an early analogue computer and who led the scientific program of the United States during World War II (1890-1974)

Bushnoun

Vice President under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924)

Bushnoun

hair growing in the pubic area

Bushverb

provide with a bushing

Bushadjective

not of the highest quality or sophistication

Bushnoun

a shrub or clump of shrubs with stems of moderate length

‘a rose bush’;

Bushnoun

a bunch of ivy as a vintner's sign.

Bushnoun

(especially in Australia and Africa) wild or uncultivated country

‘they have to spend a night camping in the bush’;

Bushnoun

vegetation growing in the bush

‘the lowland country was covered in thick bush’;

Bushnoun

indigenous rainforest.

Bushnoun

uncivilized or primitive

‘bush justice’;

Bushnoun

a luxuriant growth of thick hair or fur

‘a childish face with a bush of bright hair’;

Bushnoun

a woman's pubic hair.

Bushnoun

a metal lining for a round hole, especially one in which an axle revolves.

Bushnoun

a bearing for a revolving shaft.

Bushnoun

a sleeve that protects an electric cable where it passes through a panel.

Bushverb

spread out into a thick clump

‘her hair bushed out like a halo’;

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