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Since iAd’s closure, Apple has become a thorn in the side of the online ad industry.
The Tampa Bay Rays gave New York a good fight early last season and were also a thorn in the Houston Astros’ side during the postseason.
Some fish may be eating only the crown-of-thorns’ tiny, squishy larvae.
Adorned with spikes and toxins, crown-of-thorns starfish aren’t an easy meal.
Yet occasional starfish population booms suggest something is normally eating live, healthy crown-of-thorns and keeping their numbers in check.
Taylor alludes to several made from the well known Glastonbury thorn.
I feel as if he were a little child crying with a thorn in his finger, and he had no mother to take it out.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
He lay motionless in her lap, until the thorn suddenly let go and lay in Jess' hand.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Then she held the soft paw firmly with her left hand, and pulled steadily on the thorn with her right hand.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
She received the infection on a part of the hand which had been previously in a slight degree injured by a scratch from a thorn.

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