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They make vinegar also of bramble berries, but this is not so good as the former.

The esquine partly resembles a creeper and partly a bramble.

The sloe-thorn, and the furze, and the bramble choked up the rails.

We lay among the whins and bramble undisturbed till the dusk came on.

The heron, the cat, and the bramble bought the tithe of a certain parish.

Of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes.

It was a tiny fragment of khaki, caught on one of the bramble bushes.

We looked anxiously around us, but no motion could be observed in the bramble.

I shall go on speaking just as long as I choose, Bramble, so now!

This was a rare and glorious opportunity, of course, for Bramble.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English bræmbel "rough, prickly shrub" (especially the blackberry bush), with euphonic -b-, from earlier bræmel, from Proto-Germanic *bræmaz (see broom).

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