n. A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild forest.n. A shrub; esp., a shrub with branches rising from or near the root; a thick shrub or a cluster of shrubs.n. A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree.n. A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (as sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself.n. The tail, or brush, of a fox.verb-intransitive. To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.v. To set bushes for; to support with bushes.v. To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush.n. A lining for a hole to make it smaller; a thimble or ring of metal or wood inserted in a plate or other part of machinery to receive the wear of a pivot or arbor.n. A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.v. To furnish with a bush, or lining.