- n. Plural form of shrubbery.
“The banks of the pretty little river Avon, upon which Christchurch is built, are thickly fringed with weeping willows, interspersed with a few other trees, and with clumps of tohi, which is exactly like the Pampas grass you know so well in English shrubberies.”
“But Regie adhered to his determination, and to the "shrubberies" they went.”
“They are seldom, accordingly, disagreeable, with us, to the eye of the most cultivated taste; their singularity forms a pleasing variety to the continued succession of lawns and shrubberies which is every where to be met with; and they are regarded rather as the venerable marks of ancient splendour, than as the barbarous affectation of modern distinction.”
“He pointed across manicured shrubberies to the parking lot.”
“We tend to be rather mercenary when it comes to shrubberies.”
“Indeed, after a visit to High Beach in 1831, Thomas Carlyle's wife described the asylum as "all overhung with roses and grapes and surrounded by gardens, ponds and shrubberies without the smallest appearance of constraint.”
“There are probably more of the cases hidden in the shrubberies.”
“Bastard's'll tear down entire stands of trees, and are known to munch on shrubberies.”
“I also added some shrubberies to the house block - and will hand sew down the little flower motifs shown here - I bought them ready made, and think they work well here.”
“Huge, ancient oak trees lined the walks; vast lawns of St. Augustine grass were then dotted with giant azalea bushes and other huge, waxy-green shrubberies.”
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