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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.]
(Zo["o]l.), an Australian passerine bird of the family {Atrichornithid[ae]}, as ; - called also .
(Bot.), the popular name of several dwarfish species of oak. The scrub oak of New England and the Middle States is , 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.
(Zo["o]l.), an Australian singing bird of the genus .
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