from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Middle English form of scrub.
- n. A Middle English form of scrub.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Shrubb is the same word, and Shropshire is for Anglo-Sax. scrob-scire.
'from [root] skrabh = to dig, whence scrob-s and scrofa =' the grubber, '
Personally, I would far rather holiday in Turkey, Bulgaria, or even Moldova (Chisinau is one of Europe's less well discovered cities, but they do a good local dish called 'scrob cu mamaliga'.