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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dense growth of shrubs.

Usage examples (30)
  • They built a fire of brushwood
  • Now, metaphorically speaking, a brush may be taken as a miniature wood; the common use of the term brushwood is a proof of the general acceptance of the metaphor.
  • The brushwood is a mixture of twigs and sticks that the men have collected over the course of days, sleeping rough at night.
  • Not a tree is to be seen except the low brushwood which is scantily distributed upon its surface. for more
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