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See definition of gorse on Dictionary.com
  • as inbramble
  • as inbrush

synonyms for gorse

  • brier
  • burr
  • cleaver
  • furze
  • hedge
  • nettle
  • prick
  • shrub
  • spray
  • thistle
  • thorn
  • catch weed
  • goose grass
  • prickly shrub
  • thistle sage
  • thicket
  • scrub
  • shrubbery
  • undergrowth
  • grove
  • cover
  • coppice
  • hedge
  • copse
  • dingle
  • sedge
  • underwood
  • brushwood
  • fern
  • bracken
  • spinney
  • chaparral
  • boscage
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How to use gorse in a sentence

He dismounted and attempted to conceal himself amid the gorse of that wild spot.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
We left the refreshment-room, and walked among the gorse and birches in the direction of Queen's Mere.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
The bees buzzed about the wild thyme and the golden heads of gorse.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
By every tree and ledge, by every cranny and point of rock, stoutly rooted hazel and thorn bush and clump of gorse, they climbed.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
It's very pretty work in a small gorse, but in a great wood like this I don't care much for being so accurate.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
Then he hunted on the ground under the gorse for those nests that had a dozen or more eggs in them.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
We notice that several little plants grow near the Gorse, as if they had crept there for shelter.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
My friend ate and drank, and then climbed a hill of gorse, and sat alone, looking at the sea.
LETTERS FROM AMERICARUPERT BROOKE
At other times the two would roam over the gorse-covered Mousehold, discoursing largely about things Romany.
THE LIFE OF GEORGE BORROWHERBERT JENKINS
To his surprise he found the entrance “stopped” with clods and prickly branches of gorse, and had perforce to continue his flight.
CREATURES OF THE NIGHTALFRED W. REES
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WORDS RELATED TO GORSE

  • 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.

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