Definition of Shrubs
1. Noun. (plural of shrub) ¹
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Definition of Shrubs
1. shrub [n] - See also: shrub
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrubs
Literary usage of Shrubs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Ind 90:170-1 shrubs In the garden picture. HJ Koehler. 11 Ap 21 '17 Short ballot Short ballot. HS Gilbertson. Survey 37:364 D Country Life 31:36-40 Mr '17 ..."
2. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"I. WE have spoken already of trees and shrubs, and next we must speak of ... But first let us tell of under-shrubs, for this class comes near those ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"shrubs for the Middle West. The most popular shrubs in the Middle West, ... However, the native shrubs are beginning to play a great part in restoring and ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1908)
"But in a large garden formally designed there may be a greater abundance of flowering shrubs than is possible with this accidental use of them, ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Several hundred herbs, shrubs or trees in many parts of the world, ... Most of those which are cultivated here are herbs or herb-like shrubs, attractive for ..."
6. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"Most other mountains too have certain peculiar products, whether trees shrubs or other woody plants. However we have several times remarked as to such ..."
7. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1848)
"Bone-dust a good Manure for shrubs.—A day or two ago I was remarking on the great growth of the shrubbery of a clergyman in this neighborhood, ..."
8. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal Matters by William Hawkins, John Curwood (1824)
"36. applies only to the offence of stealing or destroying w> ° ' shrubs in the ... 48. was intended Law, 378. to protect roots, shrubs, and plants, ..."