Definition of Sage brush

1. Noun. Any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium.




Definition of Sage brush

1. Noun. alternative spelling of sagebrush ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sage Brush

saganash
saganashes
sagapen
sagapens
sagapenum
sagapenums
sagas
sagathies
sagathy
sagbut
sagbuts
sage-green
sage-grouse
sage-grouses
sage brush (current term)
sage chicken
sage chickens
sage cock
sage cocks
sage green
sage grouse
sage grouses
sage hen
sage hens
sage sparrow
sage sparrows
sage thrasher
sage thrashers
sage willow

Literary usage of Sage brush

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"ture, is the "sage-brush." Its foliage is a grayish green, and gives that tint to desert and mountain. It smells like our domestic sage, and "sage-tea" made ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1894)
"WAY to the east of the Sierra Nevada range, which intersects the State of California, lies a strange, little-known region of desert and mountain, sage-brush ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"... structures as is to be found among the modern mission Indians, and is quite primitive. The roof is composed of thick branches of a kind of sage-brush, ..."

4. Roughing it by Mark Twain (1913)
"When a party camps, the first thing to be done is to cut sage-brush; ... Sage-brush is very fair fuel, but as a vegetable it 1" Bunch-grass " grows on the ..."

5. Dry Land Farming by Thomas Shaw (1909)
"Such vegetation includes: (1) the growth of sage brush in one or the other of its forms; ... sage brush is essentially a product of semi-arid soils in dry ..."

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