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  • n. The quality or state of being spinose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being spiny or thorny; spininess.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being spinous or spinose; rough, spinous, or thorny character or quality; thorniness: literally or figuratively.
  • n. A thorny part or thing; something thorny or crabbed.

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