brushwood


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brushwood

1. cut or broken-off tree branches, twigs, etc
2. another word for brush
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Once a dark, clumsy tapir stared at us from a gap in the bushes, and then lumbered away through the forest; once, too, the yellow, sinuous form of a great puma whisked amid the brushwood, and its green, baleful eyes glared hatred at us over its tawny shoulder.
Finally we pulled the boats up among the brushwood and spent the night on the bank of the river.
The huge trees of the alluvial Amazonian plain gave place to the Phoenix and coco palms, growing in scattered clumps, with thick brushwood between.
Their way led through a stream whose banks were overgrown with thick brushwood.
But there was no isolated bush, nor modest brushwood, at the bottom of lofty trees.
Soldiers scattered over the whole place were dragging logs and brushwood and were building shelters with merry chatter and laughter; around the fires sat others, dressed and undressed, drying their shirts and leg bands or mending boots or overcoats and crowding round the boilers and porridge cookers.
She had no sooner moved on again, than she was conscious of the same sound, which was like that of a person tramping stealthily among bushes and brushwood.
Another former Halifax, Huddersfield player, Terry Brushwood, will be on duty in a side that includes former Walker Cup player Cec Bloice, a past Yorkshire and England captain, and past Yorkshire champion Gareth Evans.
Finally, we build the wigwams of brushwood around them, through which they will clamber and eventually flower later in the summer.
Betty Moran of Brushwood Stable bought Storm Beauty, from the immediate family of Dayjur and Gold Beauty.
Prior information notice without call for competition: Skidding and brushwood skidder (framework agreement).
Adders hibernate from October until the spring in clumps of brushwood, under tree roots, in burrows made by rabbits and other mammals and in holes and crevices in sunny banks.