cotton rush

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cotton rush any sedge of the genus Eriophorum; north temperate bog plants with tufted spikes
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Usage

In literature:

The broad cotton field was covered with solid masses of Rebels, rushing forward with their peculiar fierce yell.
"The Red Acorn" by John McElroy
There wave the cotton-rush, the tall fox-glove, and the taller golden mullein.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, Issue 262, July 7, 1827" by Various
A crowd rushed to the wharf to see them fire an enormous flat-boat piled mountain-high with cotton.
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
Jes' like dey had de boom down in Florida few years back, dat's de way people rushed off to Georgia to git rich quick on cotton.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Immediately all the persons in the church rush forward with pieces of cotton to touch the wounds.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
The speed with which the Southwest rushed into prominence as a factor in national affairs is indicated by its contribution to the cotton-crop.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
How great is the rush of exchange into market may be seen from the statistics of cotton exports during the period given below.
"Elements of Foreign Exchange" by Franklin Escher
They then rushed at Cotton, and he, with nine of his men, were taken prisoners.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
The patient was lying with nothing between him and the cold, hard floor of the hut but a rush-mat and a thin cotton blanket.
"Between Sun and Sand" by William Charles Scully
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In news:

No, it won't be 90,000+ crazed fans in burnt orange and crimson rushing to the venerable Cotton Bowl to watch the Horns and Sooners clash on the field, but the western conference finals promise to be entertaining.
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