scrub noun

1 small trees growing in a dry area

ADJ. desert miles of desert scrub | low The vegetation consisted of low scrub.

QUANT. patch The horses stood near a patch of scrub.

VERB + SCRUB be covered in, be overgrown with The mountain was covered in scrub.

2 cleaning

ADJ. good I gave the table a good scrub.

VERB + SCRUB give sb/sth