“We were in the meadows by Ghyllfoot this afternoon, and they were looking very sour and rushy,” he said.
This arises from the turfy roots of the rushy tribe of plants, which, though killed by the draining, still occupy the ground.
They went as far up-stream as the little steamer could run, and then landed on the bank which abutted on some rushy meadows.
The Tamar and Torridge spring from a rushy knoll on the eastern wilds of Morwenstow, three miles from the sea.
Anne, now, drives me nearly wild with her rushy, helter-skelter ways.
The rushy papyrus formed the couches; bread was their only meat, water their drink, salt the seasoning, and cresses the delicacy.
The nests of the Little Grebe may be found floating in every rushy pool.
A rushy glen is a narrow valley in which many rushes or swamp reeds grow.
They are much employed throughout the Puna to hunt the “yutu,” a species of partridge which inhabits the rushy grass.
The first of September, the time for opening the rushy Shore school, had come, and the youth was still unable to walk.