- A name given to many aquatic or marsh-growing endogenous
plants with soft, slender stems, as the species of Juncus and Scirpus.
- The merest trifle; a straw.
- A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a
violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of winds; a rush
- Great activity with pressure; as, a rush of business.
- A perfect recitation.
- A rusher; as, the center rush, whose place is in the center
of the rush line; the end rush.
- The act of running with the ball.
- To move forward with impetuosity, violence, and tumultuous
rapidity or haste; as, armies rush to battle; waters rush down a
- To enter into something with undue haste and eagerness, or
without due deliberation and preparation; as, to rush business or
- To push or urge forward with impetuosity or violence; to
- To recite (a lesson) or pass (an examination) without an