, n. 1. A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of winds; a rush of water.
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A gentleman of his train spurred up his horse, and, with a violent rush, severed him from the duke.
Sir H. Wotton.
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2. Great activity with pressure; as, a rush of business. [Colloq.]
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3. A perfect recitation. [College Cant, U.S.]
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4. (Football) (a) A rusher; as, the center rush, whose place is in the center of the rush line; the end rush. (b) The act of running with the ball.
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Bunt rush (Football), a combined rush by main strength. -- Rush line (Football), the line composed of rushers.
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