the wood of branches that have been cut or broken off.
a pile or covering of such branches.
a growth or thicket of densely growing small trees and shrubs.

1630–40; brush2 + wood1 Unabridged
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brushwood (ˈbrʌʃˌwʊd)
1.  cut or broken-off tree branches, twigs, etc
2.  another word for brush

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Example sentences
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.
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