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bush

Drug slang 
A regional term for:
(1) Cocaine.
(2) Marijuana.

Herbal medicine
Any of a number of plants used for healing properties, some of which are botanically defined as bushes.

Sexology
Slang for ungroomed or cut pubic hair of the pudendal region, especially of females.

bush

a low woody perennial plant with branches at or near ground level.
References in classic literature ?
quoth Robin hotly; for he knew how Little John must be chuckling at this from behind the bushes.
I found Numa crouching in that clump of bushes where the tall grasses grow," and Akut pointed.
I suddenly turned away and thrust myself violently, possibly even frantically, through the bushes, anxious to get a clear space about me again.
Like the matted growth of bushes and creepers veiling the silent depths of an unexplored wilderness, they hide the depths of London's infinitely varied, vigorous, seething life.
During the hour or two spent under the shelter of these bushes, I began to feel symptoms which I at once attributed to the exposure of the preceding night.
whispered Elizabeth to the youth, who was opening a passage for herself and her companions through the bushes, “or per haps it is a still more learned language, for an interpretation of which we must look to you.
As one descended the slope the woods became thinner, and bushes, with occasional high trees, took the place of the forest.
A shudder of terror went through him: "No, better not look," he thought, but having reached the bushes he glanced round once more.
On some of the bushes might be seen a bud, a blossom, a baby, a half-grown person and a ripe one; but even those ready to pluck were motionless and silent, as if devoid of life.
snapped one, eyeing the bushes from which a smothered snarl had issued as Tarzan of the Apes realized that through his mistake the perpetrator of the horrid crime at his bungalow still lived--that the murderer of his wife went yet unpunished.
Peering up through the bushes, I could see the Chatterer.
He lay down to rest on the other side of the open, near the edge of the bushes, his tongue lolling out, his chest heaving and panting, his nose still hurting him and causing him to continue his whimper.