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Brushy \Brush"y\, a. Resembling a brush; shaggy; rough.


a. Having a similar texture to a fox's tail; bushy.


adj. covered with or consisting of bushes or thickets; "brushy undergrowth"; "`bosky' is a literary term"; "a bosky park leading to a modest yet majestic plaza"- Jack Beatty [syn: bosky]

Brushy, OK -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 787
Housing Units (2000): 319
Land area (2000): 26.090669 sq. miles (67.574519 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.058153 sq. miles (0.150615 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 26.148822 sq. miles (67.725134 sq. km)
FIPS code: 09650
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 35.562267 N, 94.730336 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Brushy, OK

Usage examples of "brushy".

Like most people in Medicine Creek, Corrie went out of her way to avoid meeting Brushy Jim, yet he looked just the same as she remembered: a mass of pale red hair and beard that sprouted from his entire face, leaving nothing visible but two beady black eyes, a pair of lips, and a patch of forehead.

But Brushy Jim was unpredictable, and he had a hair-trigger temper, so she decided that a shrug was the safest response.

The refrigerator threw out a rectangle of welcome light as Brushy Jim opened it.

But there was absolutely nothing, not a trace, of the war that reputedly had changed Brushy Jim forever.

They moved parallel to the brushy area, then veered into it on what appeared to be an animal trail.

Barely had they gained the brushy undergrowth above the cave than Tan gripped her arm.

Thunder Mountain seemed to push back the brushy hills and move nearer.

I dismounted by a brushy creekside, let Arrow water again, and then turned his head back to Tradeford.

We left our trail up brushy hillsides and through tangled thickets in narrow gorges.

I hoped that by the time they reached the ridge we had just left, we could be out of view in the brushy ravine below us.

By noon I was scrabbling through brushy places and over tumbles of bared rock with Starling at my heels.

About the middle of the afternoon as stage reached the summit of what appeared rolling upland country, grassy in patches and brushy in others, and stretching away toward a bold black mountain level with a band of red rock shining in the sun.

It was less than two miles when they arrived at the brushy section just across from the motor pool.

But after a brief search they spotted it hiding in brushy cover, not far from a cleared construction site.

Sanguine Mountain rived the earth, Hilel and his horse-traders had selected a brushy, steep-sided ravine and blocked the ends with stumps and slash.