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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small composite tree, Commidendron rugosum, of St. Helena.

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  • Most household energy derives from noncommercial sources, particularly from locally available renewable sources like firewood, scrubwood, brushwood, undergrowth, broken limbs and branches, dung from animals, agricultural residue like rice stalks and cobs, and spent tea and coffee bushes in Kenya.

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  • We watched the squirrels in the scrubwood as never again we shall take interest in human companionship, and stopped at farm-house troughs to water our nag with keener joy than that with which we have since gazed upon far blue seas or soft cis-alpine lakes and rivers.

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  • He needs for his corn and his bananas the fruitful plains which were once laid down in prairie or scrubwood.

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  • This way bears it and that the great whirl of the wind, and the scrubwood

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