• (n.) Furze. See Furze.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/gorse/
[ Middle English & Anglo-Saxon gorst
; perhaps akin to English grow
Furze. See Furze
. « The common, overgrown with fern, and rough With prickly gorse
.» Cowper. Gorse bird (Zoology)
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A shrub primarily found on linkland type courses. It is a spiny evergreen with bright yellow flowers. Same as whin.
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Any of a group of plants native to Europe and Asia, consisting of thorny shrubs with spine-shaped leaves growing thickly along the stems and bright-yellow coconut-scented flowers. (Genus Ulex, family Leguminosae.)
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British links courses are often lined with this thick rough, often prickly and similar to shrubbery called Gorse.
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Gorse (Ulex) also known as furze or whin is a genus of plants of the family Leguminosae, native to western Europe. They are low shrubby plants, the common gorse (Ulex europicus) having a stem generally 80 cm to one metre high, much branched and most of the leaves converted into spines. The flowers are solitary and yellow. The fruits are hairy pods....
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gorse: see furze.
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Spiny european shrub with yellow flowers, found off the fairway on some (usually european) courses a
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[n] - very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers
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