brushy brushy  /b ˈrə ʃi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) covered with or consisting of bushes or thickets

Usage(s):

  1. Flat and brushy, lying near the unpredictable Gulf, it could easily be overlooked by a traveler, its latent wealth unsuspected.
  2. I noticed that the left side of my hair was cropped short and the right side was still long and brushy so I went in and asked my wife if she would mind finishing the job.
  3. During the Civil War, both Union and Confederate soldiers used the brushy island and the shelter of its huge old sycamores for a refuge.

News

  • Check Out Open Houses In New Canaan This Weekend

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Are you looking to move to New Canaan? If so, then you’re in luck as there are several open houses taking place this weekend. The homes include the four bedroom home at 4 Leslie Lane listed at $1.75 million and the 1903 built home at 255 Brushy Ridge ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Daily New Canaan

Quotes

  1. "I felt embarrassed," Tindall told a room full of Gloucester fans shortly after the final whistle. "I feel sorry for Brushy [the Gloucester coach Bryan Redpath] because we made too many individual errors and mistakes. Whenever we did...
    on Oct 25, 2009 By: Mike Tindall Source: Independent

  2. They translated the airy painting Woman With a Parasol (Camille in 1886), in which the woman's veiled face is in the green shade of a parasol against the sky, full of what Wallace Stevens called "brushy clouds brushed up by brushy winds".
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Wallace Stevens Source: guardian.co.uk

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