busher

[ boo sh-er ]
/ ˈbʊʃ ər /

noun Baseball Slang.

Origin of busher

1910–15, Americanism; bush1 (league1) + -er1

Definition for busher (2 of 2)

Origin of bush

1
before 1000; Middle English busshe, Old English busc (in place-names); cognate with Dutch bos wood, German Busch, Old Norse buskr bush

Related forms

bush·less, adjectivebush·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for busher (1 of 3)

Bush

/ (bʊʃ) /

noun

George . born 1924, US Republican politician; vice president of the US (1981–89): 41st president of the US (1989–93)
his son, George W (alker). born 1946, US Republican politician; 43rd president of the US (2001–09)

British Dictionary definitions for busher (2 of 3)

bush

1
/ (bʊʃ) /

noun

adjective

verb

Word Origin for bush

C13: of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse buski, Old High German busc, Middle Dutch bosch; related to Old French bosc wood, Italian bosco

British Dictionary definitions for busher (3 of 3)

bush

2
/ (bʊʃ) /

noun

Also called (esp US and Canadian): bushing a thin metal sleeve or tubular lining serving as a bearing or guide

verb

to fit a bush to (a casing, bearing, etc)

Word Origin for bush

C15: from Middle Dutch busse box, bush; related to German Büchse tin, Swedish hjulbōssa wheel-box, Late Latin buxis box 1
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Idioms and Phrases with busher

bush


see beat around the bush; beat the bushes for; bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.

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