But-thorn But"-thorn`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The common European starfish ({Asterias rubens}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Thorn (letter) — Thorn, or þorn (Þ, þ), is a letter in the Anglo Saxon and Icelandic alphabets. It was also used in medieval Scandinavia, but was later replaced with the digraph th. The letter originated from the rune Runic|ᚦ in the Elder Fuþark, called thorn in… …   Wikipedia

  • Thorn Creek — is a tributary of the Little Calumet River that travels through Will and Cook counties in Northeast Illinois just south of Chicago. It starts in the high land of the Valparaiso Moraine before dropping to the lower elevations at the Little Calumet …   Wikipedia

  • Thorn EMI — Infobox Company company name = Thorn EMI company logo = company type = Public fate = Demerged foundation = Merger of Thorn Electrical Industries and The EMI Group, 1977 location city = flagicon|GBR London location country = England, UK key people …   Wikipedia

  • Thorn (comics) — Superherobox| caption=Thorn on the cover of Birds of Prey # 79 comic color=background:#8080ff character name=Thorn real name=Rhosyn Forrest publisher=DC Comics debut= Superman s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #105 (Oct. 1970) creators=Robert Kanigher… …   Wikipedia

  • Thorn (Netherlands) — Infobox Former Country native name = Reichsstift Thorn (de) Rieksstif van Thoear (li) Rijksabdij van Thorn (nl) conventional long name = Imperial Abbey of Thorn common name = Thorn| continent = Europe region = Low Countries country = Netherlands… …   Wikipedia

  • Thorn Island — infobox UK place country = Wales static static image caption=Thorn Island latitude=51.689 longitude= 5.113 official name =Thorn Island population = low shire district= shire county= Pembrokeshire metropolitan borough= metropolitan county = region …   Wikipedia

  • thorn — [[t]θɔ͟ː(r)n[/t]] thorns 1) N COUNT Thorns are the sharp points on some plants and trees, for example on a rose bush. Roses will always have thorns but with care they can be avoided. Syn: prickle 2) N VAR A thorn or a thorn bush or a thorn tree… …   English dictionary

  • Thorn Lord — Balfour Bowen Thorn Lord (August 24, 1906 – June 16, 1965) was an American lawyer and Democratic politician from New Jersey.Lord was born in 1906 in Plainfield, New Jersey to Carroll P. Lord, a New England cotton merchant, and Frances E. Troy of… …   Wikipedia

  • Thorn (Dungeons & Dragons) — context (For other uses, see: Thorn)In the Dungeons Dragons fantasy role playing game, the Thorn is a monstrous humanoid. They are nomadic, green skinned hunters/rogues who dwell in Cactus fields in the desert. Proposed physical description… …   Wikipedia

  • Thorn Ministry — The Thorn Ministry was the government of Luxembourg between 15 June 1974 and 16 July 1979. It was led by, and named after, Prime Minister Gaston Thorn. Throughout the ministry, the Democratic Party formed a coalition with the Luxembourg Socialist …   Wikipedia

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