Definitions

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  • adj. Having shrubs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Shrubby.

Etymologies

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shrub +‎ -ed

Examples

  • At the end of the meeting, a gentleman came up to me and said no lie I live on the Arbutus Line and if they put a lawned and shrubbed tram line on the route, I really would not have an objection.

    Bond shies away from major TransLink reforms « Stephen Rees's blog

  • Player A is convicted of the issue and because of his numerous past violations, and because of his bad attitude and refusal to atone, he is shrubbed permanently, meaning his character is turned into a shrub, and all his commands map to 'rustle', which makes him rustle in the wind a bit.

    Bragg v. Linden 2.0

  • The Karkola 17 soon widens to about 100 feet; it is evidently very deep here; the right bank (the east) is forested, the left, low and shrubbed, one patch looking as if it were being cleared for a plantation, but no village showing.

    Travels in West Africa

  • The sides and bottom are made of, and strewn with, white, moss-grown masses of volcanic cinder rock, and sparsely shrubbed with gnarled trees which have evidently been under fire — one of my boys tells me from the burning of this face of the mountain by “the Major from Calabar” during the previous dry season.

    Travels in West Africa

  • Shifting Ty to a more comfortable position in her arms, Maggie turned down the private lane leading to the Gordon house, a two-story white Colonial with a colonnade front, and the green expanse of a tree-shaded and shrubbed lawn.

    This Calder Sky

  • The grounds stretched away below them, turf with herbaceous borders leading to more open ground, well shrubbed and with trees in the distance as well as the gleam of water.

    Grasp A Nettle

  • "On the morrow I opened the second door and found myself in a spacious plain set with tall date palms and watered by a running stream whose banks were shrubbed with rose and jasmine, while privet and eglantine, oxe-eye, violet and lily, narcissus, origane and the winter gilliflower carpeted the borders; and the breath of the breeze swept over those sweet-smelling growths ...."

    The Fortieth Door

  • Then, opening the window wide at the bottom, he stepped back and pitched the white bundle as far as he could into the most thickly shrubbed portion of the garden before him.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • "To see old Busby, the quack-doctor up there," he answered, nodding towards a shrubbed and wooded hillock behind them.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • The Karkola {181} soon widens to about 100 feet; it is evidently very deep here; the right bank (the east) is forested, the left, low and shrubbed, one patch looking as if it were being cleared for a plantation, but no village showing.

    Travels in West Africa

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