- n. 金雀花；荆豆（等于furge）
- n. (Gorse)人名；(法)戈尔斯
来自PIE*ghers ,刺，词源同horror, horrible. 因其多刺而得名。
- gorse: [OE] Gorse appears to mean etymologically ‘prickly bush’. It has been traced back to an Indo-European source *ghrzddenoting ‘roughness’ or ‘prickliness’, which also produced German gerste ‘barley’. Of the plant’s other names, furze [OE] is of unknown origin, while whin  was probably borrowed from a Scandinavian language.
- gorse (n.)
- Old English gors "gorse, furze," from Proto-Germanic *gorst- (cognates: Old Saxon, Old High German gersta, Middle Dutch gherste, Dutch gerst, German gerste "barley"), from PIE *ghers- "to bristle" (source also of Latin hordeum "barley;" see horror).
- 1. Her horse shied violently at a gorse bush.
- 2. Thoroughly drenched and chilled , the two adventurers returned to their position in the gorse.
- 3. People say that when gorse is out of bloom, kissing is out of fashion.
- 人们说,要是荆豆过了花期, 那接吻也就不合时尚了.
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