• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hobblebush (Bot) A low bush (Viburnum lantanoides) having long, straggling branches and handsome flowers. It is found in the Northern United States. Called also shinhopple.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hobblebush A low bush (Viburnum lantanoidcs) found in the northern United States. Its leaves are round-ovate, abruptly pointed, heart-shaped at the base, and closely serrate, the veins and veinlets being underneath; the stalks and branchlets are very rusty and scurfy. The flowers are large and handsome, in broad, flat, sessile cymes.
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Great Smokey Mountains, Tenn. Birch, American beech, maple, cherry, hobblebush, hickory, sweet gum and oak.