noun Scot. and North England.

any naturally short or stunted tree or bush, as a crab apple tree or blackthorn bush.
scrogs, underbrush; brushwood.

Origin of scrog

1350–1400; Middle English skrogg; probably akin to scrag
Related formsscrog·gy, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for scrog

Historical Examples of scrog

  • Once I found a scrog of juniper with firm roots, and this gave me a great lift.

    Prester John

    John Buchan

  • He was aware that every tuft of reed and scrog of wood concealed a spear or a bowman.

  • Half way down there is a scrog of wood, dwarf alders and hawthorn, which makes an arch over the path.

    Prester John

    John Buchan