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, and the like, in a wood or forest, growing beneath large trees; undergrowth. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Shrubs, small trees, etc., growing beneath large trees in a forest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Small trees and shrubs growing beneath the large trees of a forest; brushwood. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. 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.
  6. un'd[.e]r-brush, n. brushwood or shrubs in a forest growing beneath large trees: undergrowth.--v.t. to clear away such--also UN'DERBUSH.--vs.i. UN'DERBRUSH, UN'DERBUSH, to work amongst underbrush. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683