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synonyms for furze

  • brier
  • burr
  • cleaver
  • gorse
  • hedge
  • nettle
  • prick
  • shrub
  • spray
  • thistle
  • thorn
  • catch weed
  • goose grass
  • prickly shrub
  • thistle sage
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How to use furze in a sentence

But hold your tongue for a while, and cast your eye along the valley, and watch the mist gathering on the furze and sloe trees.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
The clusters of furze-bushes bordered the steep sides of hollow roads in anticipation of the clusters of the hawthorn.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
As a garden shrub the Furze may be grown either as a single lawn shrub or in the hedge or shrubbery.
THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
His cover is in some young birch-trees, which form a leafy thicket among the furze.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
In the furze on Tolworth Common—a resort of chats—the land-lizards are busy every sunny day.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
Where there was lately nothing but furze and rabbits there is now a busy human population.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
It is notorious that the Swindon of to-day is the creation of the companion of Brunel at the lunch in the furze-bushes.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
This is performed by thrusting flaming furze, fastened to long poles, against their chins, till their faces are burned to a coal.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
They came from a part of the heath a quarter of a mile to the rear, where furze almost exclusively prevailed as a product.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
The site of the fire was now merely a circle of ashes flecked with red embers and sparks, the furze having burnt completely away.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FURZE

  • brier
  • burr
  • catch weed
  • cleaver
  • furze
  • goose grass
  • gorse
  • hedge
  • nettle
  • prick
  • prickly shrub
  • shrub
  • spray
  • thistle
  • thistle sage
  • thorn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.