rush·​en | \ ˈrəshən, ˈru̇sh- \

Definition of rushen

chiefly dialectal
: made of rushes

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First Known Use of rushen

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rushen

Middle English russchen, from Old English riscen, from risc, resc, rysc rush + -en

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“Rushen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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