What does the word underbrush mean?

Usage examples for underbrush

  1. The bright red shirts of the enemy were visible before him amongst the dry underbrush, and before he knew what he was about he saw that he had run a Garibaldian through the calf of the leg. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  2. This she was able to do without much difficulty, for though the trees grew thick, there was no underbrush, but she was able to walk along without any very great trouble. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  3. The underbrush was very thick, and if a portage was to be made on that side the road would have to be cut almost the entire distance. – The Boy With the U. S. Survey by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
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