Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
fluschento fly up, penetrate, F.
fluza flowing, E.
flux, dial. Sw.
flossato blaze, and E.
flash; perh. influenced by
To flow and spread suddenly; to rush;
flushesinto the face
flushingnoise of many waters.
flushesviolently out of the cock.
To become suddenly suffused, as the cheeks; to turn red; to blush.
To snow red; to shine suddenly; to glow.
In her cheek, distemper
To start up suddenly; to take wing as a bird.
Flushingfrom one spray unto another.
To cause to be full; to flood; to overflow; to overwhelm with water;
as, to; to flood for the purpose of cleaning;
To cause the blood to rush into (the face); to put to the blush, or to cause to glow with excitement.
flushwith shame the passing virgin’s cheek.
Sudden a thought came like a full-blown rose,
To make suddenly or temporarily red or rosy, as if suffused with blood.
Was Monte Rosa, hanging there!
flushed. how phantom fair,
Was Monte Rosa, hanging there!
To excite; to animate; to stir.
Such things as can only feed his pride and
To cause to start, as a hunter a bird.
To flush a joints
to fill them in; to point the level; to make them flush.
A sudden flowing; a rush which fills or overflows, as of water for cleansing purposes.
In manner of a wave or
A suffusion of the face with blood, as from fear, shame, modesty, or intensity of feeling of any kind; a blush; a glow.
flushof angered shame.
Any tinge of red color like that produced on the cheeks by a sudden rush of blood;
flushon the side of a peach; the
flushon the clouds at sunset.
A sudden flood or rush of feeling; a thrill of excitement. animation, etc.;
A flock of birds suddenly started up or flushed.
Full of vigor; fresh; glowing; bright.
With all his crimes broad blown, as
Affluent; abounding; well furnished or suppled; hence, liberal; prodigal.
Lord Strut was not very
(Arch. & Mech.)
Unbroken or even in surface; on a level with the adjacent surface; forming a continuous surface;
Consisting of cards of one suit.
A screw bolt whose head is countersunk, so as to be flush with a surface.
A sliding bolt let into the face or edge of a door, so as to be flush therewith.–
a water tank which can be emptied rapidly for flushing drainpipes, etc.
So as to be level or even.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To flow and spread suddenly; to rush; as, blood flushes into the face.
2.To come in haste; to start.
3.To appear suddenly, as redness or a blush.
A blush rose on their cheeks, flushing and fading like the changeful play of colors on a dolphin.
4.To become suddenly red; to glow; as, the cheeks flush.
5.To be gay, splendid or beautiful.
At once, arrayed in all the colors of the flushing year, the garden glows.
1.To redden suddenly; to cause the blood to rush suddenly into the face.
Nor flush with shame the passing virgin's cheek.
2.To elate; to elevate; to excite the spirits; to animate with joy; as, to flush with victory.
1.Fresh, full of vigor; glowing; bright.
Flush as May.
2.Affluent; abounding; well furnished.
Lord Strut was not very flush in ready.
3.Free to spend; liberal; prodigal. He is very flush with his money. This is a popular use of the word in America.
A flush deck, in seamen's language, is a deck without a half-deck or forecastle.
1.A sudden flow of blood to the face; or more generally, the redness of face which proceeds from such an afflux of blood. Hectic constitutions are often known by a frequent flush in the cheeks.
2.Sudden impulse or excitement; sudden flow; as a flush of joy.
3.Bloom; growth; abundance.
4.A run of cards of the same suit.
5.A term for a number of ducks.