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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Tall shrub with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America; Tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down.

Usage examples (31)
  • The giant was in the midst of it; but weak as the bulrush were the mighty limbs of Maximus before the rushing gale.
  • A kind of bulrush, and are also indifferently tight and warm, but not so good as the former ....
  • The bulrush moves and the ash issues from the tube.
  • They were powerless as a rotten bulrush to protect me! for more
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