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shrub

a woody plant less than 10 metres high in which there are abundant side branches and no real trunk.
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In the surprise of seeing Moody she had forgotten to look back for the dog when she entered the shrubbery.
He slipped the paper into the case which held the bracelet, and instead of leaving the farm as he had intended, turned back to the shelter of the shrubbery.
After what seemed to him an interminable time, during which the flames had become a veritable fiery furnace at the far side of the room, the great black managed to reach the veranda, roll down the steps, and crawl off into the cool safety of some nearby shrubbery.
Clare the elder inhabited an unpretending little cottage, situated just outside the shrubbery fence which marked the limit of the Combe-Raven grounds.
They generally quarreled at night, and met on the neutral ground of the shrubbery to be reconciled together the next morning.
I was in the shrubbery this evening, and I saw and heard for myself.
We retraced our steps together hastily along the shrubbery path.
To want a horse and cart in the country seemed impossible, so I told my maid to speak for one directly; and as I cannot look out of my dressing-closet without seeing one farmyard, nor walk in the shrubbery without passing another, I thought it would be only ask and have, and was rather grieved that I could not give the advantage to all.
Overgrown shrubbery and weeds stretched the length of the alley, with litter everywhere.
5 miles 1 From the visitor centre at Croome, follow the path through the Wilderness Walk shrubbery to a gate which brings you to the top of Church Hill.
Tenders are invited for Development of shrubbery plantation in bhramari pushpa vanam-2 (phase-ii) in srisailam
But though it may well sound like something the bear left behind there is definitely a kind of slightly fungal whiff of damp shrubbery that comes with a nice Pinot.