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Rush

Sudden, increased interest in a commodity. For example, a gold rush occurs when a large number of people flock to a certain area to mine for gold.
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Critique: Informed and informative, exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Straw, Hay & Rushes in Irish Folk Tradition" is an inherently fascinating history that will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community and academic library collections.
Failure to control rushes could land producers with Cross Compliance breaches under the Single Payment Scheme, he said.
After the mud-astic rushes got over the participants let their hair loose and celebrated their accomplishments of the day.
Mapleton 58, Triangle Lake 8: Mike Espinosa had four touchdowns on four rushes for 160 yards and one catch for 60 yards in the Sailors' rout at home.
Statistical analysis of the 2004 and 2005 BCS Bowl games reveal that the teams that had more rushes won three out of the four bowl games.
Rush-bearing was an old custom that stopped in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, in which people celebrated the renewal of the rushes.