low-lying vegetation or small trees growing beneath larger trees; underbrush.
the condition of being undergrown or undersized.
short, fine hair underlying longer, outer wool or fur.
small trees, bushes, ferns, etc, growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest
the condition of being undergrown
a growth of short fine hairs beneath longer ones; underfur
verb (used with object) 1. to keep safe from harm or danger; protect; watch over: to guard the ruler. 2. to keep under close watch in order to prevent escape, misconduct, etc.: to guard a prisoner. 3. to keep under control or restraint as a matter of caution or prudence: to guard one’s temper. 4. […]
noun 1. a person who guards, protects, or preserves. 2. Law. a person who is entrusted by law with the care of the person or property, or both, of another, as a minor or someone legally incapable of managing his or her own affairs. 3. the superior of a Franciscan convent. adjective 4. guarding; protecting: […]
noun 1. a weapon consisting of a metal tube, with mechanical attachments, from which projectiles are shot by the force of an explosive; a piece of ordnance. 2. any portable firearm, as a rifle, shotgun, or revolver. 3. a long-barreled cannon having a relatively flat trajectory. 4. any device for shooting something under pressure: a […]
noun 1. a person who operates a gun or cannon. 2. Army. an occupational title in the artillery. 3. Navy. a person skilled in handling ammunition and gunnery equipment. 4. Marine Corps. a warrant officer who may be given any one of a number of assignments. 5. British. Military. a private in the artillery. Informal. […]