bullrush bullrush

Definition(s):

  1. (n) tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa
  2. (n) tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America

Usage(s):

  • They smack into tackling bags, play bullrush, and try to evade the tackles of lurking Saints.

Quotes

  1. "I tried to bullrush them when I came to home plate," Jones said. "They stopped me. I'll be spitting up blood at about two o'clock this morning."
    on May 17, 2006 By: Chipper Jones Source: Los Angeles Dodgers

  2. "Last year, we got off to a bad start, and we had to make a bullrush to get ourselves into the postseason," Piniella said. "This year, we've been ahead the whole way. I'm not saying it's easy, but once you learn to play ahead, it's a lot...
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Lou Piniella Source: Cubs.com

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