Make+bristly

  • 1 bristly — bristle ► NOUN 1) a short, stiff hair on an animal s skin or a man s face. 2) a stiff animal or artificial hair, used to make a brush. ► VERB 1) (of hair or fur) stand upright away from the skin. 2) react angrily or defensively. 3) (bristle with) …

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  • 2 bristle — /ˈbrɪsəl / (say brisuhl) noun 1. one of the short, stiff, coarse hairs of certain animals, especially swine, used in making brushes, etc. 2. any short, stiff hair or hair like appendage (often used facetiously of human hair). –verb (bristled,… …

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  • 3 bristle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English bristil, from brust bristle, from Old English byrst; akin to Old High German burst bristle, and perhaps to Latin fastigium top Date: 14th century a short stiff coarse hair or filament • bristlelike adjective II.… …

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  • 4 bristle — bristleless, adj. bristlelike, adj. /bris euhl/, n., v., bristled, bristling. n. 1. one of the short, stiff, coarse hairs of certain animals, esp. hogs, used extensively in making brushes. 2. anything resembling these hairs. v.i. 3. to stand or… …

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  • 5 bristle — I. v. a. 1. Point with a bristle, fasten a bristle on. 2. Make bristly, roughen, erect in bristles, corrugate, bethorn, bespine, ruffle. II. v. n. 1. Stand on end, stand up like bristles. 2. Be horrent. 3. [With up.] Become irrita …

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  • 6 bristle — bris•tle [[t]ˈbrɪs əl[/t]] n. v. tled, tling 1) one of the short, stiff, coarse hairs of certain animals, esp. hogs, used in making brushes 2) anything resembling these hairs 3) to stand or rise stiffly, like bristles 4) to erect the bristles, as …

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  • 7 bristle — [bris′əl] n. [ME bristel, metathetic < OE byrst; akin to Ger borste, bristles < IE * bhr̥sti < base * bhar , point, bristle] 1. any short, stiff, prickly hair of an animal or plant 2. a) any of the hairs of a hog or of some other animals …

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  • 8 dipteran — /dip teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. dipterous (def. 1). n. 2. a dipterous insect. [1835 45; DIPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any member of the more than 85,000 species in the insect order Diptera (the two winged, or true, flies), characterized by the use of only one… …

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  • 9 plane tree — any tree of the genus Platanus, esp. P. occidentalis, the buttonwood or sycamore of North America, having palmately lobed leaves and bark that sheds. [1400 50; late ME] * * * Any of ten species of large trees that make up the genus Platanus, sole …

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  • 10 List of monocotyledons of Montana — This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Broad Leaf Cattail There are at least 615 species of Monocotyledons found in Montana …

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  • 11 List of mammals in Venezuela — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Venezuela. There are 327 mammal species in Venezuela, of which 1 is critically endangered, 6 are endangered, 19 are vulnerable, and 4 are near threatened. [This list is derived from the IUCN Red… …

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  • 12 List of mammals in French Guiana — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in French Guiana. There are 176 mammal species in French Guiana, of which 1 is critically endangered, 2 are endangered, 6 are vulnerable, and 4 are near threatened. [This list is derived from the IUCN …

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  • 13 List of Fablehaven animals — This is a list of magical creatures and beings in the fantasy book series Fablehaven by Brandon Mull. A C ;Astrids: Large golden owls with human faces featured only briefly in the third book. It is said by Ruth (Grandma) Sorenson that they are… …

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  • 14 List of creatures in Primeval — The following is a complete list of creatures from the universe of ITV science fiction television series Primeval and also any spin off merchandise. The series includes various imaginary species which are not native to the series setting, with… …

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  • 15 Rosa nutkana — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …

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  • 16 Cleridae — Thanasimus dubius (Clerinae) Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 17 List of mammals in Suriname — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Suriname. There are 191 mammal species in Suriname, of which 0 are critically endangered, 3 are endangered, 8 are vulnerable, and 4 are near threatened. [This list is derived from the IUCN Red List …

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  • 18 List of mammals in Peru — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Peru. There are 417 mammal species in Peru, of which 5 are critically endangered, 9 are endangered, 32 are vulnerable, and 10 are near threatened. [This list is derived from the IUCN Red List which …

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  • 19 List of mammals in Guyana — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Guyana. There are 203 mammal species in Guyana, of which 0 are critically endangered, 2 are endangered, 9 are vulnerable, and 4 are near threatened. [This list is derived from the IUCN Red List… …

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  • 20 List of mammals in Ecuador — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Ecuador. There are 317 mammal species in Ecuador, of which 1 is critically endangered, 10 are endangered, 23 are vulnerable, and 7 are near threatened.2 of the species listed for Ecuador are… …

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