bush hook


Dialect. a tool with a curved blade and long handle used to cut bushes and undergrowth.

Nearby words

  1. bush carpenter,
  2. bush clover,
  3. bush grass,
  4. bush hog,
  5. bush honeysuckle,
  6. bush house,
  7. bush huckleberry,
  8. bush jacket,
  9. bush knife,
  10. bush lawyer

Origin of bush hook

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15

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