Meaning of BUSH in English
1. n.1 a shrub or clump of shrubs with stems of moderate length.
2 a thing resembling this, esp. a clump of hair or fur.
3 (esp. in Australia and Africa) a wild uncultivated district; woodland or forest.
4 hist. a bunch of ivy as a vintner's sign.
Phrases and idioms:
bush-baby (pl. -ies) a small African tree-climbing lemur; a galago. bush basil a culinary herb, Ocimum minimum. bush jacket a light cotton jacket with a belt. bush lawyer 1 Austral. & NZ a person claiming legal knowledge without qualifications for it.
2 NZ a bramble. bush-ranger hist. an Australian outlaw living in the bush. bush sickness a disease of animals due to a lack of cobalt in the soil. bush telegraph rapid spreading of information, a rumour, etc. go bush Austral. leave one's usual surroundings; run wild.
Etymology: ME f. OE & ON, ult. f. Gmc 2. n. & v.
1. a metal lining for a round hole enclosing a revolving shaft etc.
2 a sleeve providing electrical insulation.
--v.tr. provide with a bush.
Etymology: MDu. busse BOX(1)
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012