brushy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj brushy covered with or consisting of bushes or thickets "brushy undergrowth","`bosky' is a literary term","a bosky park leading to a modest yet majestic plaza"- Jack Beatty"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Brushy Resembling a brush; shaggy; rough.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • brushy Resembling a brush; full of brush; rough; shaggy; long-haired.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Brushy rough, rugged
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. brosse, a brush, brushwood—Low L. bruscia; Diez connects the Fr. with Old High Ger. burst, bursta, bristle.

Usage

In literature:

I was out shooting, after a fall of snow, and had crossed the open fields to the edge of the brushy hollow back of the old mill.
"Lobo, Rag and Vixen" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
Manzanita was the closest, and that was brushy stuff.
"The Lookout Man" by B. M. Bower
Ten strokes of the blade drove him out of sight around the first brushy bend upstream.
"Burned Bridges" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
I'll find out about old Brushy before he knows it.
"Doctor Rabbit and Brushtail the Fox" by Thomas Clark Hinkle
Again he sought to locate the marksman, again saw nothing but crag and precipice and brushy clump.
"Judith of Blue Lake Ranch" by Jackson Gregory
Across a wide meadow he could see a brushy old pasture and back of that some thick woods.
"The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer" by Thornton W. Burgess
They plodded up the brushy slope in silence for several minutes.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
In this manner we moved down the brushy slope to the camp.
"A Busy Year at the Old Squire's" by Charles Asbury Stephens
That's Brushy Fork over at the right.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
Hogs, cows, goats and sheep jes' run wild on Tinker and Brushy Fork Creeks.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
A clear stream, Brushy Creek, ran in a miniature canyon of limestone, through the eastern edge of the town.
"Aladdin & Co." by Herbert Quick
As he bent his gaze upon Mr. Anthony it was like some gentle creature peering out of a brushy covert.
"The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories" by Margaret Collier Graham
Talkin' o' lums, did ye ken that auld Brushie the sweep was buried the day?
"Betty Grier" by Joseph Waugh
He wore a long sheepskin coat, with the wool still on it, high boots drawn well up on the thigh, and a brushy black beard.
"Neighbours" by Robert Stead
Morning found us, as we arose from our couches, in a small, brushy, and tangled valley, through which it was not easy to make our way.
"Scenes and Adventures in the Semi-Alpine Region of the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
Where the country is at all brushy, three dogs are the practical limit of one leash, still for the most part only two are employed.
"Hunting in Many Lands" by Various
Tree upright, vigorous, brushy and thorny, looking like a wilding.
"American Pomology" by J. A. Warder
Slackening the rein, I slowly wound my way up a brushy slope some three hundred yards in length.
"Forest Life and Forest Trees: comprising winter camp-life among the loggers, and wild-wood adventure." by John S. Springer
It lead up an awful brushy and rocky canyon towards the snowy crags of the White Mountain range.
"A Texas Cow Boy" by Chas. A. Siringo
They weren't in the brushy spot along the south fence row.
"Maggie's Wish" by Marilyn D. Anderson
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In news:

Two new cabins designed for year-round use will be built next year at Brushy Creek State Recreation Area.
'Teach Me How to Brushy ' goes viral.
(CBS News) Sure, you may know how to "dougie," but do you know how to brushy .
A new song called "Teach Me How to Brushy " - set to the tune of Cali Swag District's "Teach Me How to Dougie" - is attempting to teach young kids how to take care of their teeth in a fun way.
'Teach Me How to Brushy '.
Teach me how to brushy .
Brushy Creek project to give residents new entry.
Brushy Creek project to add to Suwanee's greenway.
Suwanee's City Council on Tuesday awarded a contract to construct a Brushy Creek Greenway project to add another avenue to Town Center.
The last inmates were moved out of Brushy Mountain Correctional Complex Thursday and into their new location in Morgan County.
UMWA to cover Brushy Creek retirees’ health care through Selective Strike fund.
The Oregon Dental Agency wins the award for PSA of the year for 'Teach Me How To Brushy .
The STP Frog draws largemouth bass from heavy vegetation like seedbeds and brushy shorelines.
The Oregon Dental Agency wins the award for PSA of the year for 'Teach Me How To Brushy.
In the "Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Tennessee," blue grosbeaks are described as fairly common summer residents of brushy fields and hedgerows across the state.
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