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brushwood

[bruhsh-woo d] /ˈbrʌʃˌwʊd/
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
1630-1640
1630-40; brush2 + wood1
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  • The single parcel comprises four acres of flat land with a brushwood cover, and there is a small stream crossing it.
  • He then gathered n lot of brushwood and set lire to the place.
  • The castle island consists of five acres, now overgrown with trees and brushwood.
British Dictionary definitions for brushwood

brushwood

/ˈbrʌʃˌwʊd/
noun
1.
cut or broken-off tree branches, twigs, etc
2.
another word for brush2 (sense 1)
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