onrush

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From on- +‎ rush. Compare Middle English onresen (to rush upon; attack), from Old English onrǣsan (to rush, rush on); Old English onrǣs (an onrush, assault, attack).

Noun[edit]

onrush (plural onrushes)

  1. A forceful rush or flow forward
  2. An aggressive assault