bush noun

1 plant

ADJ. gorse, rose, thorn, etc. | prickly, scrubby

QUANT. clump a large clump of rose bushes

VERB + BUSH plant | prune to prune the rose bushes

BUSH + VERB grow

PREP. among/in the ~es She was hiding in the bushes at the side of the lane.

2 wild land in Africa/Australia

ADJ. dense, thick | native hills that have become a wasteland after the removal of native bush

BUSH + NOUN fire

PREP. in/into the ~ going out into the bush