American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A group or planting of shrubs.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Shrubs collectively; low shrubby bushes.
- n. A plantation of shrubs, as in a garden or pleasure-ground.
- n. A planting of shrubs; a wide border to a garden where shrubs are thickly planted; or a similar larger area with a path winding through it.
- n. Shrubs collectively.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A collection of shrubs.
- n. A place where shrubs are planted.
- n. an area where a number of shrubs are planted
- n. a collection of shrubs growing together
- From shrub (Wiktionary)
“Whatever your privacy needs, the density of your shrubbery is up to you.”
“Hornets 'nests are usually found high above ground on branches of trees, in shrubbery, or on gables; one type nests in tree hollows.”
“In the midst of her studies, a light step bounded down through the shrubbery from the house, and Daisy had hardly raised her head when Nora was at her side.”
“For at the top of the shrubbery was a high stone wall and in that wall a door by which you could get out on to open moor.”
“In a nook of the shrubbery was another rustic seat.”
“Of course the shrubbery was to be the jungle, and the lawn under the cedar a forest glade, and then we began to collect the things.”
“As we threaded the shrubbery, which is very thick about the place, she explained to me the cause of her abrupt departure.”
“The smooth shining laurels in the shrubbery were the only things in nature that seemed no worse for the perpetual downpour.”
“The person Eleanor had seen in the shrubbery was the first one found, as Mr. Rhys had said.”
“Behind the shrubbery is a little wood, which affords a gloom, rendered more agreeable by its contrast with the dazzling beauty of that part of the garden that leads to it.”
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