bramble bush


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bramble bush any prickly shrub of the genus Rubus bearing edible aggregate fruits
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The blackberry bush is also called the "bramble."
    • Bramble bush bụsh` (Bot) The bramble, or a collection of brambles growing together. "He jumped into a bramble bush And scratched out both his eyes."
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In literature:

But now he could drag it no farther, for it had caught in the bramble bushes.
"The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse" by Thornton W. Burgess
Crash, crash, crash, came something through the brambles and bushes, and, as by instinct, we leaped to our feet and ran.
"Little Folks" by Various
Builds its nest amongst nettles or brambles, in low bushes near to the ground.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
Dashing aside the bushes and brambles of the swamp, the forester burst into the area with an exclamation of delight.
"The Witch of Salem" by John R. Musick
For from thorns they do not gather figs, nor from a bramble bush do they harvest grapes.
"The New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ." by Various
Jesus makes use of one when He says, 'Of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes.
"Standards of Life and Service" by T. H. Howard
At last, however, they reached a place where the brambles and bushes seemed to form a perfect wall before them.
"Two Little Confederates" by Thomas Nelson Page
Then the bramble-bush told her the path she must take.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
His attire was all torn with brambles and bushes and one arm was broken.
"Ralph on the Engine" by Allen Chapman
They crowded their way through the bushes and brambles till they found the entrance of the cave, and then went in.
"Richard II" by Jacob Abbott

In poetry:

And like the man of Our Town
Who was so wondrous wise,
He jumped into a bramble bush
And scratched out both his eyes.
"Bramble Bush" by Edith Mirick