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noun Scot. and North England.
  1. any naturally short or stunted tree or bush, as a crab apple tree or blackthorn bush.
  2. scrogs, underbrush; brushwood.
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Origin of scrog

1350–1400; Middle English skrogg; probably akin to scrag
Related formsscrog·gy, adjective
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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