1) The refuse from tree loppings, i.e. branches, twigs and clippings.

1616 they did stowe and girde so many ashe trees, oake trees and holings in this snowe tyme … and the small brashe they left for ther cattle to bruse on but they led home with a sled the great wood, Brandsby. Also used as kindling: 1614 a little brashe woode, South Cave

1619 and elding as turves and brashewood, South Cave.

spellings brash wood
dates 1614 1616 1619

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