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gooseberry bush


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  • noun spiny Eurasian shrub having greenish purple-tinged flowers and ovoid yellow-green or red-purple berries


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  • I did the same, making no further advances to him, though, as I recalled how I hammered his body and head, and how he must have been pricked by falling into the gooseberry bush, I felt sorry, and if he had offered to shake hands I should have forgotten how grubby his always were, and held out mine at once.

    Brownsmith's Boy A Romance in a Garden George Manville Fenn 1870

  • Wherever have you taken yourself off to? "shouted a boyish voice, as its owner, jumping an obstructing gooseberry bush, tore around the corner of the house from the kitchen garden on to the strip of rough lawn that faced the windows.

    A Popular Schoolgirl Angela Brazil 1907


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