furze

Part of speech: adjective

Furzy.

Part of speech: noun

A spiny shrub having many branches and yellow flowers.

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Usage examples "furze":

  1. To reach it one had to cross a ridge of hills covered with furze bushes and tumbled fragments of ancient rock. - "A Maker of History", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  2. The keeper had joined in and accused him point- blank of being the man who had thrown him into the furze bush. - "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
  3. In spring- time how that naughty tree used to flash its silver nakedness of blossom for miles across the furze and scattered birches! - "The Quest of the Golden Girl", Richard le Gallienne.