brushwoodnoun [ U ]uk /ˈbrʌʃ.wʊd/ us /ˈbrʌʃ.wʊd/ also brush
Examples from literature
- It was hidden behind a wall made with mud from the lake, and protected on the top by thorny brushwood.
- The St. John bonfire was not a religious ceremony, but its character lifted it above the ordinary burning of brushwood at night.
- The forest was full of fallen brushwood, as dry as tinder, and Henry helped gather it.
- The sparks were allowed to fall on tinder and fanned into a flame, with which the dry brushwood was kindled.
- There he saw a man coming down from the wood, leading a horse laden with bundles of brushwood.