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rosebush

[rohz-boo sh] /ˈroʊzˌbʊʃ/
noun
1.
a shrub that bears roses.
Origin of rosebush
1580-1590
1580-90; rose1 + bush1
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  • There was a delightful little dwelling, known as "rosebush Cottage," for sale.

    A Changed Heart May Agnes Fleming
  • You planted a rosebush on her first Roman birthday, you remember.

    The Eternal City Hall Caine
  • The heart of the girl drank in his words as the thirsty roots of a rosebush do water.

    The Sheriff's Son William MacLeod Raine
  • He flung him off, and sent him crashing into the rosebush and the lattice over which it rambled.

    The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini
  • The carriage from rosebush Cottage was waiting outside the gates, and Mr. Wyndham assisted his mother in, and they drove off.

    A Changed Heart May Agnes Fleming
  • It was as flourishing a rosebush as I should wish to see in any gentleman's garden.

    Rollo on the Rhine Jacob Abbott
  • He stopped to tack up a trail of rosebush which had pulled loose from the trellis there.

    Out of the Air Inez Haynes Irwin
  • Behind them are a rosebush and flowers, and there are shrubs and bushes by the wall.

  • Put your rosebush where you please, my child; what hinders you?

  • From this emotion, which filled heart and mind, a glowing wealth of other feelings had blossomed like buds upon a rosebush.

    Complete Short Works Georg Ebers

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