from The Century Dictionary.
- Armed with prickles.
- Pointed; sharp; incisive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having a sharp point; armed with prickles; prickly; aculeate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Having a
sharp point; armedwith prickles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective having or resembling a stinger or barb
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The beard will not need shaving, as the Filipino chin at best is hardly more aculeated than a strawberry.
It is not likely that a dog would feed upon shell-fish: and if this may at any time have happened, yet whoever is at all conversant in natural history, must know, that the murex is of the turbinated kind, and particularly aculeated; having strong and sharp protuberances, with which a dog would hardly engage.