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flush3

flush3

 
pronunciation:
fluhsh
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: flushed, flushes, flushing
definition: to frighten from cover or cause to start up or take flight.
The hunting dog flushed a pheasant.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to start up from cover or take flight, as a game bird.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a bird or flock of birds that suddenly starts up or takes flight.