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rushy

[ ruhsh-ee ]
/ ˈrʌʃ i /
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adjective, rush·i·er, rush·i·est.
abounding with rushes or their stems.
covered or strewn with rushes.
consisting or made of rushes.
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Origin of rushy

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at rush2, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM rushy

rush·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for rushy

rushy
/ (ˈrʌʃɪ) /

adjective rushier or rushiest
abounding in, covered with, or made of rushes

Derived forms of rushy

rushiness, noun
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