brushwood

brushwood
brush|wood [ˈbrʌʃwud] n [U]
small dead branches broken from trees or bushes

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • brushwood fishery — large piles of brushwood deposited in the water forming a habitat or hiding place for fishes. The brushwood can be hauled out en masse to capture the fishes or surrounded by nets and shaken …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • brushwood — noun Date: circa 1613 1. wood of small branches especially when cut or broken 2. a thicket of shrubs and small trees …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brushwood — /brush wood /, n. 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. [1630 40; BRUSH2 + WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

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