Part of speech: noun

A rose bearing shrub or vine.

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Usage examples "rosebush":

  1. Your background was fine, dear- woods banked against a late afternoon sky, with bits of red light straggling through the branches, a little box of a house in the foreground, with patches of new shingles on the 'cover'; a crooked little front path, a funny little well, a little rosebush all a flame of color-" " Mercy!" - "Four Girls and a Compact", Annie Hamilton Donnell.
  2. When he came to the scene of Harry's escalade, his eye was at once arrested by a broken rosebush and marks of trampling on the mould. - "New-Arabian-Nights", Stevenson, Robert Louis.
  3. He flung him off, and sent him crashing into the rosebush and the lattice over which it rambled. - "The Sea-Hawk", Raphael Sabatini.