An unreasonable request added to a task by someone who wishes you to fail. From the Monty Python "Knights who say Ni" sketch.
Bob: "In order to convince me that global warming is real, you will have to show that all temperatures everywhere on the globe are setting records at all times."

Bill: "Uh huh. Would you like a Shrubbery as well?"
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We will return here with a shrubbery. One that looks nice, and not too expensive.
by Robbie July 09, 2004
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An object that is usually small and round-ish, and can consist of one or several various plants; usually fuzzy, short plants or thorns. They are known for their quaintness, delicacy, and outrageous prices. The Knights of Ni regarded this particular plant with great admiration.
"In order to pass by this way, you must give us... a SHRUBBERY!!! (scary music)"

"I am Jim the shrubber. I make, design, and sell shrubberies."
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Marijuana. Use it when you don't want "The Man" to know what you're talking about.
"Dude, can you get me any shrubbery? I'm out."
by spammy June 26, 2003
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yes, we all know they say it in montey python; quest for the holy grail. you are not as witty as you think.
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