Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling hawthorns, hawthorn-like.
  • adj. Of, or pertaining to, hawthorns.
  • adj. Full of hawthorns.

Etymologies

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hawthorn +‎ -y

Examples

  • After dinner I read one of Miss Mitford's hawthorny sketches out of "Our Village," which was lying on the table; they always carry one into fresh air and green fields, for which I am grateful to them.

    Records of a Girlhood

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