Bramble bush
Bramble bush Bram"ble bush` (b[.u]sh`). (Bot.) The bramble, or a collection of brambles growing together. [1913 Webster]

He jumped into a bramble bush And scratched out both his eyes. --Mother Goose. [1913 Webster]


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  • bramble bush — noun any prickly shrub of the genus Rubus bearing edible aggregate fruits • Hypernyms: ↑bramble • Hyponyms: ↑lawyerbush, ↑lawyer bush, ↑bush lawyer, ↑Rubus cissoides, ↑Rubus australis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bramble-bush — bramˈble bush noun A blackberry bush or thicket • • • Main Entry: ↑bramble …   Useful english dictionary

  • Operation Bramble Bush — was an Israeli plan to assassinate Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in 1992. It was described in full in December 2003 by the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth,[1] though news reports had circulated about the plot since January 1999.[2] The plan… …   Wikipedia

  • The Bramble Bush —    Voir Buisson ardent2 …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • bush lawyer — noun stout stemmed trailing shrub of New Zealand that scrambles over other growth • Syn: ↑lawyerbush, ↑lawyer bush, ↑Rubus cissoides, ↑Rubus australis • Hypernyms: ↑bramble bush * * * noun 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • bramble — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. brier, nettle. See sharpness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. blackberry, raspberry, brier, thorn, prickle, bur, gorse, furze, thistle sage, nettle, stinging nettle, prickly shrub, thistle, cleavers, shrub,… …   English dictionary for students

  • bramble — n brier, brier bush, bramble bush, bush, shrub …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Bush — 1. n. 1 a shrub or clump of shrubs with stems of moderate length. 2 a thing resembling this, esp. a clump of hair or fur. 3 (esp. in Australia and Africa) a wild uncultivated district; woodland or forest. 4 hist. a bunch of ivy as a vintner s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bush — 1. n. 1 a shrub or clump of shrubs with stems of moderate length. 2 a thing resembling this, esp. a clump of hair or fur. 3 (esp. in Australia and Africa) a wild uncultivated district; woodland or forest. 4 hist. a bunch of ivy as a vintner s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bramble — n. Brier bush, brier, prickly shrub, bramble bush …   New dictionary of synonyms

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