Irish gorse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Irish gorse very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe
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Usage

In literature:

The operation at last concluded, he rejoined the little girl on a small grassy plateau surrounded by low growing Irish gorse.
"North, South and Over the Sea" by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
Those rolls of Irish cloth were under the thatch, above the dry gorse stored up on the "lath" in his cowhouse.
"The Little Manx Nation - 1891" by Hall Caine
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