from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of several shrubs of the genus Ceanothus (C. integerrimus, C. incanus, and C. velutinus) which furnish shelter and browsing for deer.
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We take our choice today between finding deer-brush and digging for amole, because the mock oranges aren't ripe enough to be nice and soapy yet.
So together they went to the deer-brush and gathered a bunch of flowers that Linda bound together with some wiry desert grass and fastened to her belt.
I've got the deer-brush spotted, and we'll pass an amole before we go very far.