underwood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From under- +‎ wood.

Noun[edit]

underwood ‎(plural underwoods)

  1. Underbrush, undergrowth.
    • 1818, Mary Shelley, Frankenstein:
      ‘Accordingly I hid myself in some thick underwood, determining to devote the ensuing hours to reflection on my situation.’