Underwood
Underwood Un"der*wood`, n. Small trees and bushes that grow among large trees; coppice; underbrush; -- formerly used in the plural. [1913 Webster]

Shrubs and underwoods look well enough while they grow within the shade of oaks and cedars. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


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