Synonyms for under-brush

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNDER-BRUSH

And, taking off his load, we soon lost sight of him among the under-brush.

The under-brush was thick, and the fallen trees were numerous.

It was a crashing of the under-brush and bushes, as if some heavy, lumbering body was being forced through them.

By this time there was more noise in the under-brush, and Andy and Spouter could be heard calling.

It is only the cougar prowling cattishly through the under-brush perhaps still-hunting the hunter.

A cow grazed in the woods, which had been partly cleared of under-brush, and had the appearance of a park grove.

In many places the under-brush was so dense that it was laborious work to force our way through it.

WORD ORIGIN

"shrub and small trees in a forest," 1775, from under + brush (n.2). Originally American English; cf. undergrowth, attested in the same sense from 1600.

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