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Definition of "furze" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "furze" in a sentence
  • "This scrub Ashmead-Bartlett calls furze in his articles, but I have never seen furze in Gallipoli."
  • "The furze is a member of the family _Leguminosæ_, which includes so many useful plants, such as, for example, the pea, the bean, and the clovers."
  • "Cork -- the most zealous and successful advocate for the cultivation of this plant -- informed me that he had obtained so much as 14 tons per acre; a fact which proves that the furze is a plant which is well deserving of the attention of the farmer."