n.1.A thicket; a cluster of bushes.
2.An ambuscade.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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yes, ye would not credit it to look at him, or to hearken to his soft voice, but from the sailing from Orwell down to the foray to Paris, and that is clear twenty years, there was not a skirmish, onfall, sally, bushment, escalado or battle, but Sir Nigel was in the heart of it.
Jones himself was injured in the leg by machine gun fire at this point, and wrote an extraordinary description: "But you seek him alive from bushment and briar - perhaps he's where the hornbeam spreads: he finds you everywhere.
It is therefore difficult to provide an accurate figure on how many of these seizures were bushment, " said Lord Whitty.