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Definition of Bristle
BristleBristle Bris"tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bristled; p. pr. & vb.
1. To erect the bristles of; to cause to stand up, as the
bristles of an angry hog; -- sometimes with up.
Now for the bare-picked bone of majesty Doth dogged
war bristle his angry crest. --Shak.
Boy, bristle thy courage up. --Shak.
2. To fix a bristle to; as, to bristle a thread. BristleBristle Bris"tle, v. i.
1. To rise or stand erect, like bristles.
His hair did bristle upon his head. --Sir W.
2. To appear as if covered with bristles; to have standing,
thick and erect, like bristles.
The hill of La Haye Sainte bristling with ten
thousand bayonets. --Thackeray.
Ports bristling with thousands of masts. --Macaulay.
3. To show defiance or indignation.
To bristle up, to show anger or defiance.
Meaning of Bristle from wikipedia
- A bristle
is a stiff
hair or feather
(natural or artificial), either
on an animal, such as a pig, a plant, or on a tool such as a brush
or broom. Synthetic...
- The Polychaeta
/ˌpɒlɪˈkiːtə/, also known
as the bristle worms
or polychaetes, are a paraphyletic
cl**** of annelid
marine. Each body segment...
- Bristle blasting
is a mechanical
ab****n cleaning process
that is performed
on metallic surfaces
by a brush-like rotary power
tool. The tool consists...
- apply paint
ink. A paintbrush
made by clamping
to a handle
with a ferrule. They are available
- in a slow-moving body of water
the fibres. The long bristle fibres
from the shorter mattress fibres underneath
- the teeth, gums, and tongue. It consists
of a head of tightly clustered bristle
, atop of which toothpaste
can be applied, mounted
on a handle which
- depth charges
and re****ing her in one month
into a heavily armed gunboat bristling
with two large automatic
40 cal and ten automatic
- had planned mischief against
her. Alford's other acting credits
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- The bristle
(Numenius tahitiensis) is a medium-sized s****bird that breeds
on tropical Pacific
islands. It has a...
- the gr**** family. The name is derived
from the Latin
word seta, meaning
" or "hair", which refers
to the bristly
spikelets. The genus includes
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