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bush

Bush
(n.) A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild forest.
(n.) A shrub; esp., a shrub with branches rising from or near the root; a thick shrub or a cluster of shrubs.
(n.) A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree; as, bushes to support pea vines.
(n.) A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (as sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself.
(n.) The tail, or brush, of a fox.
(n.) A lining for a hole to make it smaller; a thimble or ring of metal or wood inserted in a plate or other part of machinery to receive the wear of a pivot or arbor.
(n.) A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.
(v. i.) To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.
(v. t.) To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas.
(v. t.) To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush; as, to bush a piece of land; to bush seeds into the ground.
(v. t.) To furnish with a bush, or lining; as, to bush a pivot hole.

busk

Busk
(n.) A thin, elastic strip of metal, whalebone, wood, or other material, worn in the front of a corset.
(v. t. & i.) To prepare; to make ready; to array; to dress.
(v. t. & i.) To go; to direct one's course.

buss

Buss
(n.) A kiss; a rude or playful kiss; a smack.
(n.) A small strong vessel with two masts and two cabins; -- used in the herring fishery.
(v. t.) To kiss; esp. to kiss with a smack, or rudely.

bust

Bust
(n.) A piece of sculpture representing the upper part of the human figure, including the head, shoulders, and breast.
(n.) The portion of the human figure included between the head and waist, whether in statuary or in the person; the chest or thorax; the upper part of the trunk of the body.

busy

Busy
(a.) Engaged in some business; hard at work (either habitually or only for the time being); occupied with serious affairs; not idle nor at leisure; as, a busy merchant.
(a.) Constantly at work; diligent; active.
(a.) Crowded with business or activities; -- said of places and times; as, a busy street.
(a.) Officious; meddling; foolish active.
(a.) Careful; anxious.
(v. t.) To make or keep busy; to employ; to engage or keep engaged; to occupy; as, to busy one's self with books.

cusk

Cusk
(n.) A large, edible, marine fish (Brosmius brosme), allied to the cod, common on the northern coasts of Europe and America; -- called also tusk and torsk.

cusp

Cusp
(n.) A triangular protection from the intrados of an arch, or from an inner curve of tracery.
(n.) The beginning or first entrance of any house in the calculations of nativities, etc.
(n.) The point or horn of the crescent moon or other crescent-shaped luminary.
(n.) A multiple point of a curve at which two or more branches of the curve have a common tangent.
(n.) A prominence or point, especially on the crown of a tooth.
(n.) A sharp and rigid point.
(v. t.) To furnish with a cusp or cusps.

duse

Duse
(n.) A demon or spirit. See Deuce.

dusk

Dusk
(a.) Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately dark or black; dusky.
(n.) Imperfect obscurity; a middle degree between light and darkness; twilight; as, the dusk of the evening.
(n.) A darkish color.
(v. i.) To grow dusk.
(v. t.) To make dusk.

dust

Dust
(n.) Fine, dry particles of earth or other matter, so comminuted that they may be raised and wafted by the wind; that which is crumbled too minute portions; fine powder; as, clouds of dust; bone dust.
(n.) A single particle of earth or other matter.
(n.) The earth, as the resting place of the dead.
(n.) The earthy remains of bodies once alive; the remains of the human body.
(n.) Figuratively, a worthless thing.
(n.) Figuratively, a low or mean condition.
(n.) Gold dust
(n.) Coined money; cash.
(v. t.) To free from dust; to brush, wipe, or sweep away dust from; as, to dust a table or a floor.
(v. t.) To sprinkle with dust.
(v. t.) To reduce to a fine powder; to levigate.

fuse

Fuse
(n.) A tube or casing filled with combustible matter, by means of which a charge of powder is ignited, as in blasting; -- called also fuzee. See Fuze.
(v. i.) To be reduced from a solid to a Quid state by heat; to be melted; to melt.
(v. i.) To be blended, as if melted together.
(v. t.) To liquefy by heat; to render fiuid; to dissolve; to melt.
(v. t.) To unite or blend, as if melted together.

fuss

Fuss
(n.) A tumult; a bustle; unnecessary or annoying ado about trifles.
(n.) One who is unduly anxious about trifles.
(v. i.) To be overbusy or unduly anxious about trifles; to make a bustle or ado.

fust

Fust
(n.) A strong, musty smell; mustiness.
(v. i.) To become moldy; to smell ill.

gush

Gush
(v. i.) To issue with violence and rapidity, as a fluid; to rush forth as a fluid from confinement; to flow copiously.
(v. i.) To make a sentimental or untimely exhibition of affection; to display enthusiasm in a silly, demonstrative manner.
(v. t.) A sudden and violent issue of a fluid from an inclosed plase; an emission of a liquid in a large quantity, and with force; the fluid thus emitted; a rapid outpouring of anything; as, a gush of song from a bird.
(v. t.) A sentimental exhibition of affection or enthusiasm, etc.; effusive display of sentiment.

gust

Gust
(n.) A sudden squall; a violent blast of wind; a sudden and brief rushing or driving of the wind. Snow, and hail, stormy gust and flaw.
(n.) A sudden violent burst of passion.
(n.) The sense or pleasure of tasting; relish; gusto.
(n.) Gratification of any kind, particularly that which is exquisitely relished; enjoyment.
(n.) Intellectual taste; fancy.
(v. t.) To taste; to have a relish for.

hush

Hush
(a.) Silent; quiet.
(n.) Stillness; silence; quiet.
(v. i.) To become or to keep still or quiet; to become silent; -- esp. used in the imperative, as an exclamation; be still; be silent or quiet; make no noise.
(v. t.) To still; to silence; to calm; to make quiet; to repress the noise or clamor of.
(v. t.) To appease; to allay; to calm; to soothe.

husk

Husk
(n.) The external covering or envelope of certain fruits or seeds; glume; hull; rind; in the United States, especially applied to the covering of the ears of maize.
(n.) The supporting frame of a run of millstones.
(v. t.) To strip off the external covering or envelope of; as, to husk Indian corn.

huso

Huso
(n.) A large European sturgeon (Acipenser huso), inhabiting the region of the Black and Caspian Seas. It sometimes attains a length of more than twelve feet, and a weight of two thousand pounds. Called also hausen.
(n.) The huchen, a large salmon.

just

Just
(a.) Conforming or conformable to rectitude or justice; not doing wrong to any; violating no right or obligation; upright; righteous; honest; true; -- said both of persons and things.
(a.) Not transgressing the requirement of truth and propriety; conformed to the truth of things, to reason, or to a proper standard; exact; normal; reasonable; regular; due; as, a just statement; a just inference.
(a.) Rendering or disposed to render to each one his due; equitable; fair; impartial; as, just judge.
(adv.) Precisely; exactly; -- in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated.
(adv.) Closely; nearly; almost.
(adv.) Barely; merely; scarcely; only; by a very small space or time; as, he just missed the train; just too late.
(n.) A joust.
(v. i.) To joust.

lush

Lush
(a.) Full of juice or succulence.
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