What does gorse mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gorse, furze, whin, Irish gorse, Ulex europaeusnoun

    very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe


  1. gorsenoun

    evergreen shrub, of the genus Ulex, having spiny leaves and yellow flowers

    Etymology: From gorst, from gors, akin to Gerste.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gorsenoun

    furze. See Furze

    Etymology: [OE. & AS. gorst; perh. akin to E. grow, grass.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gorse

    gors, n. a prickly shrub growing on waste places, the furze or whin.—adj. Gors′y. [A.S. gorst.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. gorse

    Heath or furze for breaming a vessel's bottom.

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  1. goers, gores, ogres, regos, soger

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gorse in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gorse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of gorse in a Sentence

  1. Rory McIlroy:

    I think what they've started to do at Open championships, to accommodate spectators, they've taken a lot of the gorse bushes away so Carnoustie last year I hit driver everywhere, i'm not expecting to do that at Portrush (but) it might be a case of like Carnoustie last year where I (arrive) thinking I'm only going to hit three or four drivers during the round but in actual fact it could be more like seven or eight, or nine or 10.

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