Bristled
Bristle Bris"tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bristled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bristling}.] 1. To erect the bristles of; to cause to stand up, as the bristles of an angry hog; -- sometimes with up. [1913 Webster]

Now for the bare-picked bone of majesty Doth dogged war bristle his angry crest. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Boy, bristle thy courage up. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To fix a bristle to; as, to bristle a thread. [1913 Webster]


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