Definition of Irish gorse

1. Noun. Very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe.

Exact synonyms: Furze, Gorse, Ulex Europaeus, Whin
Group relationships: Genus Ulex, Ulex
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Literary usage of Irish gorse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Field, Forest, and Wayside Flowers: With Chapters on Grasses, Sedges, and by Maud Going (1899)
"On the irish gorse, a native of commons where cattle wander, and of mountain-slopes where half- starved sheep run wild, all the leaves are thorns. ..."

2. The Glacier's Gift by Eva Celine Grear Folger (1911)
"... too, is found the bonny heather, and it is said in some very secluded places the irish gorse is to be found, the only place outside of the Emerald Isle. ..."

3. Statistics of Women at Work: Based on Unpublished Information Derived from by United States Bureau of the Census, Joseph Adna Hill (1864)
"... Silver-striped Periwinkle, irish gorse, Golden-striped Periwinkle, Silver Holly with red berries, ..."

4. Field, Forest, and Wayside Flowers: With Chapters on Grasses, Sedges, and by Maud Going (1899)
"On the irish gorse, a native of commons where cattle wander, and of mountain-slopes where half- starved sheep run wild, all the leaves are thorns. ..."

5. The Glacier's Gift by Eva Celine Grear Folger (1911)
"... too, is found the bonny heather, and it is said in some very secluded places the irish gorse is to be found, the only place outside of the Emerald Isle. ..."

6. Statistics of Women at Work: Based on Unpublished Information Derived from by United States Bureau of the Census, Joseph Adna Hill (1864)
"... Silver-striped Periwinkle, irish gorse, Golden-striped Periwinkle, Silver Holly with red berries, ..."

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