brushwood
noun Date: circa 1613 1. wood of small branches especially when cut or broken 2. a thicket of shrubs and small trees

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  • Brushwood — Brush wood, n. 1. Brush; a thicket or coppice of small trees and shrubs. [1913 Webster] 2. Small branches of trees cut off. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brushwood — ► NOUN ▪ undergrowth, twigs, and small branches …   English terms dictionary

  • brushwood — [brush′wood΄] n. 1. chopped off or broken off tree branches 2. a thick growth of small trees and shrubs; underbrush; brush …   English World dictionary

  • brushwood — [[t]brʌ̱ʃwʊd[/t]] N UNCOUNT Brushwood consists of small pieces of wood that have broken off trees and bushes …   English dictionary

  • brushwood — /ˈbrʌʃwʊd / (say brushwood) noun 1. branches of trees cut or broken off. 2. densely growing small trees and shrubs. 3. the branches of various shrubs, especially of Melaleuca uncinata, family Myrtaceae, of drier parts of southern Australia, bound …   Australian English dictionary

  • brushwood — šabakštynas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Pamiškė, palaukė ar kt. vieta, gausiai, netvarkingai apaugusi krūmais. atitikmenys: angl. brushy; brushwood vok. Bruchwald, m; Strauchwerk, n rus. валежники; заросль, f; хворост, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • brushwood — /brush wood /, n. 1. the wood of branches that have been cut or broken off. 2. a pile or covering of such branches. 3. a growth or thicket of densely growing small trees and shrubs. [1630 40; BRUSH2 + WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • brushwood — noun a) Branches and twigs fallen from trees and shrubs. b) Small trees and shrubs …   Wiktionary

  • brushwood — brush|wood [ˈbrʌʃwud] n [U] small dead branches broken from trees or bushes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brushwood — brush|wood [ brʌʃ,wud ] noun uncount small branches that have fallen from or been broken off trees, often used for making fires …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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