Definitions for "Underwood"
Small trees and bushes that grow among large trees; coppice; underbrush; -- formerly used in the plural.
Woody species growing under an overwood , i.e., the understorey. Also used for the coppice in coppice with standards. ( BCFT modif.). Cf. Understorey; Undergrowth
Undergrowth often at the edge of a wooded area.
Underwood established itself as a major player in the typewriter industry with the introduction of the first Visible typewriter. Visible means it allowed the typist to see what they were typing as they were typing. By 1939 Underwood had produced five million machines.