- sagebrush (n.)
- 1850, from sage (n.1), to which it has no biological affinity, + brush (n.2). Said to be so called for resemblance of its appearance or odor.
Sage-brush is very fair fuel, but as a vegetable it is a distinguished failure. Nothing can abide the taste of it but the jackass and his illegitimate child, the mule. ["Mark Twain," "Roughing It"]
- 1. Boston Tea Party. The Whiskey Rebellion. The Sagebrush Rebellion.
- 波士顿倾茶事件, 威士忌酒反抗事件, 还有山艾树起义事件.
- 2. While that's good for sagebrush ; it's not good for its plant neighbors.
- 3. They keep sagebrush under control.
- 4. In the unheated natural area, sagebrush is a source an army of thirsty insects.
- 在没有加热的自然区域, 山艾树是很多昆虫的水源.
- 5. But just a few feet away, sagebrush under the heater grows far better with fewer bugs.
- 但是就在几英尺之外, 收到加热的山艾树生长状况好很多,虫子很少.
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