shrubbery

  • 1 Shrubbery — Shrub ber*y, n.; pl. {Shrubberies}. 1. A collection of shrubs. [1913 Webster] 2. A place where shrubs are planted. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 shrubbery — 1748, from SHRUB (Cf. shrub) + ERY (Cf. ery) …

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  • 3 shrubbery — ► NOUN (pl. shrubberies) ▪ an area in a garden planted with shrubs …

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  • 4 shrubbery — [shrub′ər ē] n. 1. shrubs collectively 2. pl. shrubberies Brit. a place where many shrubs are grown …

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  • 5 Shrubbery — A shrubbery was a feature of 19th century gardens in the English manner, with its origins in the gardenesque style [John Warfield Simpson, Visions of Paradise: Glimpses of Our Landscape s Legacy 1999:297.] of the early part of the century. A… …

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  • 6 shrubbery — [[t]ʃrʌ̱bəri[/t]] shrubberies 1) N COUNT A shrubbery is a part of a garden where a lot of shrubs are growing. [BRIT] 2) N UNCOUNT You can refer to a lot of shrubs or to shrubs in general as shrubbery …

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  • 7 shrubbery — UK [ˈʃrʌbərɪ] / US [ˈʃrʌb(ə)rɪ] noun Word forms shrubbery : singular shrubbery plural shrubberies 1) [uncountable] several shrubs growing together 2) [countable] an area in a garden or park where shrubs are planted …

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  • 8 shrubbery — /shrub euh ree/, n., pl. shrubberies. 1. a planting of shrubs: He hit the croquet ball into the shrubbery. 2. shrubs collectively. [1740 50; SHRUB1 + ERY] * * * …

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  • 9 shrubbery — shrub|be|ry [ˈʃrʌbəri] n plural shrubberies 1.) [U] shrubs planted close together ▪ a tangled mass of overgrown shrubbery 2.) a part of a garden where shrubs are planted close together …

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  • 10 shrubbery — n. to prune; trim shrubbery see also shrubs …

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  • 11 shrubbery — noun (plural beries) Date: 1731 a planting or growth of shrubs …

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  • 12 shrubbery — noun a) A planting of shrubs; a wide border to a garden where shrubs are thickly planted; or a similar larger area with a path winding through it. b) Shrubs collectively …

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  • 13 shrubbery — Synonyms and related words: Japanese garden, alpine garden, arboretum, bed, bog garden, border, botanical garden, bracken, brake, bramble, brier, brier bush, bush, coppice, copse, dry garden, flower bed, flower garden, garden, garden spot, grape… …

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  • 14 shrubbery — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. shrubs, bushes, thick growth, ornamental bushes, group of shrubs, hedge, arboretum, underbrush; see also brush 4 …

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  • 15 shrubbery — shrub|ber|y [ ʃrʌb(ə)ri ] noun 1. ) uncount several shrubs growing together 2. ) count an area in a yard or park where shrubs are planted …

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  • 16 shrubbery — shrub·ber·y || ʃrÊŒbÉ™rɪ n. group of shrubs planted together; area where a number of shrubs have been planted …

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  • 17 shrubbery — noun (plural shrubberies) an area in a garden planted with shrubs …

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  • 18 shrubbery — noun (C, U) shrubs planted close together in a group, or a part of a garden where shrubs grow …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 shrubbery — n bushes, foundation plantings, plantings, hedges, hedging; underbrush, brushwood, thicket, brake, Brit. bracken, copse, Chiefly Brit. coppice …

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  • 20 shrubbery — shrub·bery …

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