brush-wood

brushwood

[bruhsh-wood]
noun
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.

Origin:
1630–40; brush2 + wood1

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brushwood (ˈbrʌʃˌwʊd)
 
n
1.  cut or broken-off tree branches, twigs, etc
2.  another word for brush

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