Fagonia Cretica

Fagonia Cretica
Thorny Thorn"y, a. [Compar. {Thornier}; superl. {Thorniest}.] [Cf. AS. [thorn]orniht.] 1. Full of thorns or spines; rough with thorns; spiny; as, a thorny wood; a thorny tree; a thorny crown. [1913 Webster]

2. Like a thorn or thorns; hence, figuratively, troublesome; vexatious; harassing; perplexing. ``The thorny point of bare distress.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The steep and thorny way to heaven. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Thorny rest-harrow} (Bot.), rest-harrow.

{Thorny trefoil}, a prickly plant of the genus {Fagonia} ({Fagonia Cretica}, etc.). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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