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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Scrub Scrub, n. 1. One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow. ``A sorry scrub.'' --Bunyan. We should go there in as proper a manner possible; nor altogether like the scrubs about us. --Goldsmith. 2. Something small and mean. 3. A worn-out brush. --Ainsworth. 4. A thicket or jungle, often specified by the name of the prevailing plant; as, oak scrub, palmetto scrub, etc. 5. (Stock Breeding) One of the common live stock of a region of no particular breed or not of pure breed, esp. when inferior in size, etc. [U.S.] Scrub bird (Zo["o]l.), an Australian passerine bird of the family Atrichornithid[ae], as Atrichia clamosa; -- called also brush bird. Scrub oak (Bot.), the popular name of several dwarfish species of oak. The scrub oak of New England and the Middle States is Quercus ilicifolia, a scraggy shrub; that of the Southern States is a small tree (Q. Catesb[ae]i); that of the Rocky Mountain region is Q. undulata, var. Gambelii. Scrub robin (Zo["o]l.), an Australian singing bird of the genus Drymodes.



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