Definition of underbrush:
brush, forest, forsythia, whin, hibiscus, copse, broom, gorse, dogwood, underwood, azalea, coppice, buddleia, coca, wold, quickset, brushwood, undergrowth, dingle, jungle, bush, quick, cover, blackthorn, boscage, fuchsia, scrub, spinney, hedge, furze, tangle.
It was at this moment that our men believed they were being attacked by Capron's troop, which they imagined must have swung to the right, and having lost its bearings and hearing them advancing through the underbrush, had mistaken them for the enemy.- "Notes of a War Correspondent", Richard Harding Davis.
- "Hoofbeats on the Turnpike", Mildred A. Wirt.
The enemy would be stationed on an opposite hill and they would sometimes get very close to our out- posts, who could see them moving about and talking and hear them walking in the leaves and underbrush.- "A Soldier in the Philippines", Needom N. Freeman.