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  • noun Plural form of underleaf.

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Examples

  • Later we strewed the rough floor with the dead, nearly dry underleaves of the tussock – grass, so as to form a slightly soft bed for our sleeping – bags.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • The lychgate of a field showed Father Conmee breadths of cabbages, curtseying to him with ample underleaves.

    Ulysses

  • Later we strewed the rough floor with the dead, nearly dry underleaves of the tussock-grass, so as to form a slightly soft bed for our sleeping-bags.

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  • The lychgate of a field showed Father Conmee breadths of cabbages, curtseying to him with ample underleaves.

    Ulysses

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