noun brush·wood \ˈbrəsh-ˌwd\

Definition of BRUSHWOOD

:  wood of small branches especially when cut or broken
:  a thicket of shrubs and small trees

Examples of BRUSHWOOD

  1. <cleared away the brushwood in order to build a shed>

First Known Use of BRUSHWOOD

circa 1613


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