brushwood

noun brush·wood \ ˈbrəsh-ˌwu̇d \

Definition of brushwood

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

Examples of brushwood in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of brushwood

circa 1613

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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BRUSHWOOD Defined for Kids

brushwood

noun brush·wood \ ˈbrəsh-ˌwu̇d \

Definition of brushwood for Students

: 3brush


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