Club-rush

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Club-rush (Bot) A rushlike plant, the reed mace or cat-tail, or some species of the genus Scirpus. See Bulrush.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n club-rush A plant of the genus Scirpus.
    • n club-rush The cattail reed, Typha latifolia.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Club-rush a plant of many varieties of the genus Scripus or rush
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. and Sw. klubba; same root as Clump.

Usage

In literature:

The Kalevide tried at first to remonstrate with his assailants, but as they continued to annoy him he rushed upon them with his club.
"The Hero of Esthonia and Other Studies in the Romantic Literature of That Country" by William Forsell Kirby
With clubbed gun the Indian now rushed in and a hand-to-hand struggle followed.
"The Boy Land Boomer" by Ralph Bonehill
So when Barbara said that she had seen him on the street, I put on my things in a big hurry and rushed off to the club.
"The Marx He Knew" by John Spargo
All three dashed in among the wolves, firing their pieces as they ran, and then rushing on them with "clubbed" guns.
"The Boy Hunters" by Captain Mayne Reid
If one of the party had wavered, the savages would have been encouraged to rush in on them and club them.
"The Cruise of the Mary Rose" by William H. G. Kingston
Just then a number of natives came rushing out from the forest, brandishing clubs and spears.
"Peter Trawl" by W. H. G. Kingston
With an exclamation of fury Brixton drew his knife, while Crossby rushed at him with his rifle clubbed.
"Twice Bought" by R.M. Ballantyne
Before they could draw other arrows Bladud rushed at them with a terrific shout, hurling his mighty club in advance.
"The Hot Swamp" by R.M. Ballantyne
The giant, foaming with rage, seized his heaviest iron club, and rushed out to the fight.
"The Golden Spears" by Edmund Leamy
In this way things hung on for a week or so, and then, one afternoon, the Chief Justice rushed into the Club in a state of some excitement.
"Half a Hero" by Anthony Hope
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In poetry:

Then, with his club, he gave Shuac a blow, which wounded him deep,
Crying out, Shuac, thy blood is deserting thee! thou art a sheep!
Cried Ulva, dealing him another fearful blow,
Then Shuac raised his club and rushed on his foe.
"The Battle of Shina, in Africa, Fought in 1800" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

The biggest argument against developing the Acacia Country Club property in Lyndhurst materializes every day during rush hour.
New and returning students met with representatives from 36 organizations during Club Rush at Indian River State College's main campus in Fort Pierce on Wednesday.
IT is not possible to tell, in the dim light of the "21" Club, if Rush Limbaugh is blushing.
In the changing landscape of Florida club soccer, one thing remains constant: this Florida Rush Nike squad is a national competitor.
Child rushed from Meadowbrook Aquatic Club to hospital.
An unresponsive child at a swim club was rushed to the hospital Sunday.
1 Rush Creek Bistro at Sunnybrook Country Club 624 Port Sheldon St SW, Grandville 457-1100, ext.
The January Sales Rush Usually Produces Some Big-Money Flops for Desperate Clubs.
How is your membership based business (health club or personal trainer) preparing for the New Year's business rush.
Jerry Lewis was rushed to a New York City hospital on Tuesday night after collapsing at a Friars Club event honoring Tom Cruise, the New York Post reports.
PETA protesters rushed to prove my point earlier this month at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Though owners of Rush Ultra Lounge say they do provide at least one security guard when their club is rented out.
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