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burst out to suddenly begin (doing something), as if having exploded.
Burundi a central African country between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
bury to cover in the ground with dirt. [6 definitions]
bury one's head in the sand to refuse to confront reality or the facts; avoid the truth.
bury the hatchet to forget past conflicts; make peace.
bus1 a large motor vehicle with many seats, usu. used for public transportation. [3 definitions]
bus2 to clear (tables), as in a restaurant.
busboy a man or boy who works in a restaurant setting tables, clearing dishes, or the like.
busby a tall hat made of fur and worn by certain British soldiers.
busgirl a woman or girl who works in a restaurant setting tables, clearing dishes, or the like.
bush1 a low plant having many woody branches; shrub. [3 definitions]
bush2 a lining, usu. of metal, that is used in machines to reduce friction. [3 definitions]
bush bean a low-growing variety of the green bean.
bushed (informal) very tired; worn out.
bushel1 in the US, a unit of capacity of dry measure equal to four pecks or 35.239 liters. [5 definitions]
bushel2 to repair or alter (clothes).
Bushido (sometimes l.c.) the behavioral code of the feudal Japanese samurai, which stressed the value of honor above life.
bushing a cylindrical part, usu. made of metal, that serves as a bearing in a machine. [2 definitions]
bush jacket a hip-length coat made of cotton, usu. having several buttoned pockets and a belt.
bush league (informal) the minor leagues in U.S. baseball.
bush-league (informal) pertaining to a second-rate group or sphere of activity. [2 definitions]