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- n. The spur of a gamecock
- n. Any of several unrelated thorny shrubs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A variety of Cratægus, or hawthorn (Cratægus Crus-galli), having long, straight thorns; -- called also Cockspur thorn.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the sharp spurs on the legs of a male gallinaceous bird.
- n. A small wedge of clay or earthenware placed between articles of pottery to prevent their adhering during and after the process of glazing.
- n. In botany: A North American species of thorn, Cratægus Crus-galli, frequently cultivated as an ornamental shrub.
- n. Pisonia aculeata, a West Indian shrub.
- n. A small shell-fish.
- n. The ergot of rye. See ergot.
- n. In British Honduras, Acacia spadicigera, a shrub or small tree armed with curved spines about two inches long, produced in pairs at the base of each branch and each leaf. These thorns are usually hollowed out by ants and serve them as nests.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small spiny West Indian tree
- n. widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass
cock + spur (Wiktionary)