bristliness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bristliness the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bristliness The quality or state of having bristles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bristliness The quality of being bristly.
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Usage

In literature:

For the vegetation of Lower California makes up in bristliness what it lacks in luxuriance.
"The Story of the Innumerable Company, and Other Sketches" by David Starr Jordan
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