Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of bramble.

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Examples

  • I tried to walk it one time and was pretty soon up to my waist in brambles and brush and had to turn back.

    One for the birds

  • I rather think the brambles might be a better method, on the whole.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Most of the Osmiae of my region have none of the industry of their kinswomen of the brambles, that is to say, they do not themselves prepare the dwelling destined for the laying.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • The brambles are the bowers of the birds; in these still leafy bowers they do the courting of the spring, and under the brambles the earliest arum, and cleaver, or avens, push up.

    The Open Air

  • But the sticky mud an 'brambles' round them seemed to spoil their day;

    Battle of Bannockburn

  • 187 They who are of the third mountain which had thorns and brambles, are those who believed, but were some of them rich; others taken up with many affairs: the brambles are their riches; the thorns, those affairs in which they were engaged.

    Forbidden books of the original New Testament

  • I doubt not but ye shall have more ado to drive our dullest and laziest youth, our stocks and stubs from the infinite desire of such a happy nurture, than we have not to hale and drag our choicest and hopefulest wits to that asinine feast of sowthistles and brambles which is commonly set before them, as all the food and entertainment of their tenderest and most docible20 age.

    Of Education

  • I doubt not but ye shall have more ado to drive our dullest and laziest youth, our stocks and stubs, from the infinite desire of such a happy nurture, than we have now to hale and drag our choicest and hopefulest wits to that asinine feast of sow thistles and brambles which is commonly set before them, as all the food and entertainment of their tenderest and most docile age.

    The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume III (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland I

  • Be it also known to all the women that if, remembering these wild words of Oan, they do sing them to themselves, or teach them to the young ones, they shall be beaten with brambles.

    THE FIRST POET

  • While intermittently stopping for tea and chatting about little things, we vanquished the brambles that were attacking the fence and the tree and we freed the path from the oppression of moss.

    Yard Wars: Green Fingers strike back

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