Definitions of underbrush

  1. the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Shrubs, small trees, etc., growing beneath large trees in a forest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Shrubs and small trees in a wood or forest, growing under large trees. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for underbrush

  1. An old woman crept to the pile of underbrush – Madge Morton's Trust by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  2. It was so narrow that sometimes Tom had to clear away some underbrush before they could go on. – Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance by Frances Cavanah