from The Century Dictionary.
- Having awns; bearded; bristly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having awns; bearded.
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- adjective Having
awns; bearded, bristly
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective having awns i.e. bristlelike or hairlike appendages on the flowering parts of some cereals and grasses
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The beautiful glow in the west died out, where the sun had been ripening his harvest-field of sheafy gold and awny cloud; and the pulse of quivering dusk beat slowly, so that a man might seem to count it, or rather a child, who sees such things, which later men lose sight of.