Recent Examples of gorse from the Web
Butter-yellow gorse and purple rhododendrons bloomed in wide-open spaces.
O’Meara’s opening drive on the notoriously tough first hole at Royal Birkdale rode the wind into the gorse bushes on the right.
Instead, on a hillside thick with heather and gorse where the two men alight to admire the view, Hess commandeers the conversation.
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Origin and Etymology of gorse
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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