Brushwood



the wood of branches that have been cut or broken off.
a pile or covering of such branches.
a growth or thicket of densely growing small trees and shrubs.
Historical Examples

The Aeneid of Virgil Virgil
The Dream Emile Zola
The Putnam Hall Encampment Arthur M. Winfield
Abbe Mouret’s Transgression Emile Zola
Cruise of the ‘Alert’ R. W. Coppinger
Under Wellington’s Command G. A. Henty
The Rover Boys on the Farm Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
The Rover Boys in the Air Edward Stratemeyer
The Beauties of Nature Sir John Lubbock
Marriage la mode Mrs. Humphry Ward

noun
cut or broken-off tree branches, twigs, etc
another word for brush2 (sense 1)

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