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Thorny trefoil
Thorny Thorn"y, a. [Compar. Thornier; superl. Thorniest.] [Cf. AS. [thorn]orniht.] 1. Full of thorns or spines; rough with thorns; spiny; as, a thorny wood; a thorny tree; a thorny crown. 2. Like a thorn or thorns; hence, figuratively, troublesome; vexatious; harassing; perplexing. ``The thorny point of bare distress.' --Shak. The steep and thorny way to heaven. --Shak. Thorny rest-harrow (Bot.), rest-harrow. Thorny trefoil, a prickly plant of the genus Fagonia (F. Cretica, etc.).

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- Philip Kushlick School. A line trefly shows protuberances in the form of trefoils. The arms of St. Paul's Cathedral in Regina, Saskatchewan contain a bordure...
- stallion." Krause and Becker call attention to the significance of the two trefoil marks or valknutr between the stallion's legs, which denote the realm of...
- Namibia, Botswana and northwestern South Africa. It inhabits dry savanna, and thorny scrubland with dense patches of woodland or scattered trees such as Vac****ia...
- Foyle and Nikolaus Pevsner as "a fine window of the Good Shepherd in a thorny thicket" in their volume The Buildings of England. Somerset: North and Bristol...
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