American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle English gorst, from Old English gors, akin to GermanGerste (“barley”).
Gorse Sentence Examples
Like the Gorse and a few other shrubs of the Pea family, they delight in a dry, sandy soil, and when in flower, which is during several weeks in late summer and in autumn, they are pretty, their foliage being light and elegant.
It turned right with gorse bushes in the hedge giving extra color.
Adenocarpus Decorticans - A pea-flowering shrub, not common, with flowers like Gorse.
Gorse Furze >>
Vegetation: some improved pastures, semi-natural grassland or heather moorland and some lowland areas are dominated by gorse or bracken.