Definition Of underwood

noun

small trees and shrubs growing beneath taller timber trees.

From the Forest of Dean the king took minerals, underwood , timber, and red and fallow deer.

Example Of underwood

  • From the Forest of Dean the king took minerals, underwood , timber, and red and fallow deer.

  • I, too, felt as if I was peering into a coppice - a wood or thicket characterized by a dense, often tangled, underwood of stump shoots and suckers encouraged into being by the periodic cutting down of trees.

  • the second crop was of underwood and coppice

  • they sell underwood belonging to the Crown