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Synonyms for underwood

the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc

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Here and there a tawny brook prattled out from among the underwood and lost itself again in the ferns and brambles upon the further side.
The larger quadrupeds no doubt roam over wide tracts in search of it; and their food chiefly consists of underwood, which probably contains much nutriment in a small bulk.
I have been so busy ever since Irais and Minora left that I can hardly believe the spring is here, and the garden hurrying on its green and flowered petticoat--only its petticoat as yet, for though the underwood is a fairyland of tender little leaves, the trees above are still quite bare.
Passing along the Ridgeway to the west for about a mile, we come to a little clump of young beech and firs, with a growth of thorn and privet underwood.
Accordingly I hid myself in some thick underwood, determining to devote the ensuing hours to reflection on my situation.
While I was cutting down some wood here, I perceived that, behind a very thick branch of low brushwood or underwood, there was a kind of hollow place: I was curious to look in it; and getting with difficulty into the mouth of it, I found it was pretty large, that is to say, sufficient for me to stand upright in it, and perhaps another with me: but I must confess to you that I made more haste out than I did in, when looking farther into the place, and which was perfectly dark, I saw two broad shining eyes of some creature, whether devil or man I knew not, which twinkled like two stars; the dim light from the cave's mouth shining directly in, and making the reflection.
Yes," said Holmes; "by John Underwood and Sons, 129, Camberwell Road.
Well, I went to Underwood, and asked him if he had sold a hat of that size and description.
Will Carling and the Underwoods must still have nightmares at the raw power he displayed as a 20-year-old, the way he broke the norm.
This week we particularly welcome Power To the People Community Interest Company, Kintyre, Scotland, ARK UK children's education programmes, street furniture makers Bailey Artform Limited in Cheshire, Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund, MKM plastic extrusions in Cornwall, North Star Housing Group in Stockton-on-Tees, Underwoods Solicitors in Hertfordshire, Q:alliance LGTBQ support in Milton Keynes, Interlink Rhondda Cynon Taf supporting the voluntary sector, and Molygran & Co Ltd polystyrene specialists in Greater Manchester.
Like the fictional Underwoods, Franklin and Eleanor had a complicated marriage, and, thankfully, FDR's extramarital affairs aren't glossed over.
In the space of four years, she had gained a Wine and Spirits Education Trust diploma from Coventry University, become a wine teacher at Birmingham College of Food and then formed her own school, the Wine Wise Company, which she ran from Underwoods Wine Warehouse in Warwick.
The Underwoods must overcome these dangers -- past and present -- to avoid losing everything, regardless of collateral damage they leave in their wake.
Underwoods, which has sites in Worcester and Hereford, supported The Fresh Start Foundation (FSF), a Worcester based charity that aims to alleviate child poverty and improve access to education for orphans and vulnerable kids in The Gambia.
My dreams are shattered, but most of all I feel so sorry for my support team that have been such a vital part of my success, and also for my family and joint owners, the Underwoods.