What is another word for spinney?

61 synonyms found


[ spˈɪnɪ], [ spˈɪnɪ], [ s_p_ˈɪ_n_ɪ]

Spinneys are small wooded areas, also known as groves or copse. A thicket is another term that describes a dense collection of small trees or shrubs. If the Spinney has a lot of bushes or undergrowth, it may be referred to as a brushwood. Woods, forest, and timberland may also be used if the area is large and has many mature trees. Covert and dingle are synonyms for spinney that are often used in British English. While spinneys are primarily composed of trees and undergrowth, they differ from savannahs or meadows, which are characterized by tall grasses.

What are the hypernyms for Spinney?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Spinney?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Spinney

He posted a small body of horsemen behind a spinney near the Austrian flank, with orders to sound their trumpets as if for a great cavalry charge.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)"
John Holland Rose
Furthermore, the approach to Quatre Bras was flanked by the extensive Bossu Wood, and by a spinney to the right of the highway.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)"
John Holland Rose
Was it a spinney, or a body of troops?
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)"
John Holland Rose

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