bushy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj bushy resembling a bush in being thickly branched and spreading
    • adj bushy used of hair; thick and poorly groomed "bushy locks","a shaggy beard"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bushy Full of bushes; overgrowing with shrubs. "Dingle, or bushy dell, of this wild wood."
    • Bushy Thick and spreading, like a bush. "Bushy eyebrows."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bushy Full of bushes; overgrown with shrubs.
    • bushy Having many close twigs and branches; low and shrubby.
    • bushy Resembling a bush; thick and spreading like a bush: as, a bushy beard.
    • bushy In entomology, covered all round with long, erect hairs, as the antennæ of many msects.
    • n bushy A countryman.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Bushy full of bushes: thick and spreading
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Idioms

Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed - If someone's bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, they are full of energy and enthusiasm.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From 1st Bush
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. busk, busch; from a Teut. root found in Ger. busch, Low L. boscus, Fr. bois.

Usage

In literature:

Nearly the whole day's journey led through a bushy scrub and over ground rather soft and heavy.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
These hardy islanders, as they stood in silence, were a rugged set of men, with sunburnt faces and bushy beards.
"The Thirsty Sword" by Robert Leighton
With the Eskimo was a fine breed of dogs, with erect ears, sharp noses, bushy tails.
"Pioneers in Canada" by Sir Harry Johnston
My father, Omer Sheikh Mirza, was of low stature, had a short, bushy beard, brownish hair, and was very corpulent.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3" by Various
At the very summit I found a small heath-like bushy Leucopogon, from six inches to a foot high.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
The latter, with Bushy Park, an appendage, fills a water-washed triangle of some two miles on each side.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 17, No. 97, January, 1876" by Various
Their hair is black, which they wear long, thick, and bushy, to make them the more frightful.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X" by Robert Kerr
It is gray, somewhat spotted on the back, and has a whitish collar and a bushy tail.
"The Lake of the Sky" by George Wharton James
Monsieur Savelli raised his bushy eyebrows.
"Evelyn Innes" by George Moore
Then he came back all at once and looked up into Orsino's face from beneath his bushy eyebrows.
"Don Orsino" by F. Marion Crawford
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In poetry:

Bushy oaks on the mountain grow,
And six elms where the ground is low.
But I, my husband seen no more,
My sad and joyless fate deplore.
O how is it, I long to know,
That he, my lord, forgets me so?
"A Wife's Grief Because Of Her Husband's Absence" by Confucius
The hills the bushy wild plums show,
And pear-trees grace the ground below.
But, with my husband from me gone,
As drunk with grief, I dwell alone.
O how is it, I long to know,
That he, my lord, forgets me so?
"A Wife's Grief Because Of Her Husband's Absence" by Confucius
Rare odors of the weed and fern,
Dry whisp'rings of dim leaves that turn,
A sound of hidden waters lone
Frothed bubbling down the streaming stone,
And now a wood-dove's plaintive moan
Drift from the bushy burne.
"A Lament" by Madison Julius Cawein
The breezes o'er each shoulder toss’d
His beard, bediamonded with frost,
His eyes flashed strangely, bushy browed.
His breath hung round him like a shroud.
He never spoke, nor silence broke,
But by the Dane sped stroke for stroke.
"The Demon Snow-Shoes (A Legend of Kiandra)" by Barcroft Henry Boake
All issue armoured, of the grave,
The redhaired cancer still alive,
The cataracted eyes that filmed their cloth;
Some dead undid their bushy jaws,
And bags of blood let out their flies;
He had by heart the Christ-cross-row of death.
"When Once The Twilight Locks No Longer" by Dylan Thomas
Sweet was the scene. The spreading dolichos
Extended far, down to the valley's depths,
With leaves luxuriant. The orioles
Fluttered around, and on the bushy trees
In throngs collected--whence their pleasant notes
Resounded far in richest melody.
"Celebrating The Industry Of King Wan's Queen" by Confucius

In news:

Bouncers from Bushy 's have been silent since they were accused of beating up a patron at the Muskego pub on Jan 17.
The Bushies kept telling me that, eventually, I would feel the Cheney magic.
Hair How-to: Bushy Ponytails Bushy Tailed.
"He thinks he's part of the Secret Service," says a Bushie.
The blow of a sperm whale is low, bushy and projected forward and to the left.
The buzz among top Bushies is that beleaguered Attorney General Alberto Gonzales finally plans to depart and will be replaced by Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff.
The discovery of a fantastically preserved, bushy-tailed fossil theropod has cloaked the dinosaur world in feathers.
I have tried to be one of those people who goes to bed at 9 pm and wakes at 6 am –– bright-eyed and bushy-tailed to joyfully greet another day.
After the beautician tackled his bushy brows, he added, "Oh, there go the eyebrows.".
With his bushy lumberjack-style beard , Baylor senior center Ivory Wade would be a contender in the best beard sweepstakes.
Justin Gilbert's beard is a magnificent specimen, a bushy symbol of commitment, fortitude and growability.
Bank tellers have told police that the robber — who reportedly donned a bushy beard -and-mustache disguise during some of his robberies — stated to them that he had a gun.
(AP) — Don't let the bright eyes and bushy tails fool you.
The Bushies pushed and pushed and pushed as they marketed their new Fall 2002 product line featuring the unnecessary and fraudulently ginned up military invasion of Iraq.
But no question the Bushies, as Addington had said pushed and pushed and pushed and no one stopped them.
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In science:

The multiplicity survives and permeates micro- to macro-reality, via a decohering bushy branching of alternative histories, with us relegated to to our own self-contained branch.
Definability in the Real Universe
Concept of bushy path was introduced by Salton et al. in .
USUM: Update Summary Generation System
Nodes with high degree are called bushy nodes.
USUM: Update Summary Generation System
Bushy path is defined as a path connecting top n bushy nodes.
USUM: Update Summary Generation System
The paragraph that is connected to many other paragraphs with a similarity above a predefined threshold is considered as the bushy node. The paragraph representing the “bushy” node is considered as a salient one.
Bengali text summarization by sentence extraction
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