Bulrush

Bul"rush`

(bl"rsh`), n. [OE. bulrysche, bolroysche; of uncertain origin, perh. fr. bole stem + rush.] (Bot.) A kind of large rush, growing in wet land or in water.
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The name bulrush is applied in England especially to the cat-tail (Typha latifolia and Typha angustifolia) and to the lake club-rush (Scirpus lacustris); in America, to the Juncus effusus, and also to species of Scirpus or club-rush.
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Bulse

(), n. A purse or bag in which to carry or measure diamonds, etc. [India] Macaulay.
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