elderberry bush

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n elderberry bush any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
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Usage

In literature:

The close ranks of the elderberry bushes lining the fences on the final hill-top lent themselves to the concealment he now sought.
"The Chief Legatee" by Anna Katharine Green
So they all three went into a thicket of elderberry bushes and counted the money.
"The Tale of Peter Mink" by Arthur Scott Bailey
A sudden swish, then from under a tangled elderberry bush there emerged a darling little boy.
"The Girl Scouts at Sea Crest" by Lillian Garis
We were between two enemies, but, fortunately, for us, on the opposite side and behind a big fence crouching in some elderberry bushes.
"The Boy Spy" by Joseph Kerby
The gun spoke, and a moment later the faint report came to the ears of the three boys who watched from behind the elderberry bushes.
"The Go Ahead Boys in the Island Camp" by Ross Kay
Garvin came presently, well hidden by the dense growth of elderberry bushes that, matted by foxgrape vines, extended to the creek.
"Nobody's Child" by Elizabeth Dejeans
She dodged behind the heavy elderberry bush and almost gasped in fright.
"The Girl Scouts at Rocky Ledge" by Lilian Garis
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