Origin of sweet shrub
An Americanism dating back to 1800–10
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for sweet shrub
There was a delicious odor of sweet-shrub in the air, and the fruity fragrance of the dark, wild wake-robin underfoot.
She went and stood at her window, drawing in deep breaths of rain-freshened air, dense with sweet-shrub and honeysuckle.