Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The blackberry. See bumbleberry.

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Examples

  • Blackberries go often by the name of "bumblekites," from "bumble," the cry of the bittern, and kyte, a Scotch word for belly; the name bumblekite being applied, says Dr. Prior, "from the rumbling and bumbling caused in the bellies of children who eat the fruit too greedily."

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