(Rush"buc`kler) n. A bullying and violent person; a braggart; a swashbuckler. [Obs.]
That flock of stout, bragging rushbucklers.Robynson
(Rushed) a. Abounding or covered with rushes.
(Rush"er) n. One who rushes. Whitlock.
(Rush"er), n. One who strewed rushes on the floor at dances. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
(Rush"i*ness) n. [From Rushy.] The quality or state of abounding with rushes.
(Rush"ing*ly), adv. In a rushing manner.
(Rush"light`) n. A rush candle, or its light; hence, a small, feeble light.
(Rush"like`) a. Resembling a rush; weak.
1. Abounding with rushes.
2. Made of rushes.
My rushy couch and frugal fare.Goldsmith.
Rusine antler (Zoöl.), an antler with the brow tyne simple, and the beam forked at the tip.
(Ru"sine) a. [NL. rusa, the name of the genus, Malay rusa deer.] (Zoöl.) Of, like, or pertaining
to, a deer of the genus Rusa, which includes the sambur deer (Rusa Aristotelis) of India.
(Rusk) n. [Sp. rosca de mar sea rusks, a kind of biscuit, rosca properly meaning, a screw, spiral.]
1. A kind of light, soft bread made with yeast and eggs, often toasted or crisped in an oven; or, a kind of
2. A kind of light, hard cake or bread, as for stores. Smart.
3. Bread or cake which has been made brown and crisp, and afterwards grated, or pulverized in a mortar.
(Rus"ma) n. [Corrupt. from Turk. khyryzma a paste used as a depilatory, fr. Gr. an unguent; cf.
F. rusma.] A depilatory made of orpiment and quicklime, and used by the Turks. See Rhusma.
(Russ) n. sing. & pl.
1. A Russian, or the Russians. [Rare, except in poetry.]
2. The language of the Russians.
(Russ), a. Of or pertaining to the Russians.
(Rus"set) a. [F. rousset, dim. of roux red, L. russus (for rudtus, rudhtus), akin to E. red.
See Red, and cf. Roussette.]