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bram·ble

 (brăm′bəl)
n.
1. A prickly shrub of the genus Rubus of the rose family, including the blackberry and the raspberry.
2. A prickly shrub or bush.

[Middle English brembel, from Old English bræmbel.]

bram′bly adj.

bramble

(ˈbræmbəl)
n
1. (Plants) any of various prickly herbaceous plants or shrubs of the rosaceous genus Rubus, esp the blackberry. See also stone bramble
2. (Plants)
a. a blackberry
b. (as modifier): bramble jelly.
3. (Plants) any of several similar and related shrubs
vb (intr)
to gather blackberries
[Old English brǣmbel; related to Old Saxon brāmal, Old High German brāmo]
ˈbrambly adj

bram•ble

(ˈbræm bəl)

n.
1. any prickly shrub belonging to the genus Rubus, of the rose family, as the blackberry.
2. any rough, prickly shrub.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English bræmbel]
bram′bly, adj. -bli•er, -bli•est.

bramble


Past participle: brambled
Gerund: brambling

Imperative
bramble
bramble
Present
I bramble
you bramble
he/she/it brambles
we bramble
you bramble
they bramble
Preterite
I brambled
you brambled
he/she/it brambled
we brambled
you brambled
they brambled
Present Continuous
I am brambling
you are brambling
he/she/it is brambling
we are brambling
you are brambling
they are brambling
Present Perfect
I have brambled
you have brambled
he/she/it has brambled
we have brambled
you have brambled
they have brambled
Past Continuous
I was brambling
you were brambling
he/she/it was brambling
we were brambling
you were brambling
they were brambling
Past Perfect
I had brambled
you had brambled
he/she/it had brambled
we had brambled
you had brambled
they had brambled
Future
I will bramble
you will bramble
he/she/it will bramble
we will bramble
you will bramble
they will bramble
Future Perfect
I will have brambled
you will have brambled
he/she/it will have brambled
we will have brambled
you will have brambled
they will have brambled
Future Continuous
I will be brambling
you will be brambling
he/she/it will be brambling
we will be brambling
you will be brambling
they will be brambling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brambling
you have been brambling
he/she/it has been brambling
we have been brambling
you have been brambling
they have been brambling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brambling
you will have been brambling
he/she/it will have been brambling
we will have been brambling
you will have been brambling
they will have been brambling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brambling
you had been brambling
he/she/it had been brambling
we had been brambling
you had been brambling
they had been brambling
Conditional
I would bramble
you would bramble
he/she/it would bramble
we would bramble
you would bramble
they would bramble
Past Conditional
I would have brambled
you would have brambled
he/she/it would have brambled
we would have brambled
you would have brambled
they would have brambled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bramble - any of various rough thorny shrubs or vinesbramble - any of various rough thorny shrubs or vines
bramble bush - any prickly shrub of the genus Rubus bearing edible aggregate fruits
ligneous plant, woody plant - a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems
Translations

bramble

[ˈbræmbl] Nzarza f

bramble

[ˈbræmbəl] n
(= plant) → ronce f
(= fruit) → mûre f

bramble

n
(= thorny shoot)dorniger Zweig, Dornenzweig m
(= blackberry)Brombeere f; (= bush also)Brombeerstrauch m; bramble jamBrombeermarmelade f

bramble

[ˈbræmbl] nrovo; (fruit) → mora
References in classic literature ?
The Bramble answered: 'You poor creature, if you would only call to mind the axes and saws which are about to hew you down, you would have reason to wish that you had grown up a Bramble, not a Fir-Tree.
and the Reindeer flew on over bush and bramble through the great wood, over moor and heath, as fast as he could go.
In his wild flight, he leaped over brambles and bushes, and across brooks and ponds, as if he were a goat or a hare chased by hounds.
The Abyssins are not only obliged to maintain the troops in their march, but to repair the roads, to clear them, especially in the forests, of brambles and thorns, and by all means possible to facilitate the passage of the army.
Following the shoe-marks down this lane, the party came at length to a pool of stagnant water, half hidden by the brambles, to the right of the lane, and opposite this pool all vestige of the track was lost sight of.
We still dwell in the Valley of the Shadow, lurk in its desolate places, peering from brambles and thickets at its mad, malign inhabitants.
Don Quixote said that even if it reached to the bottomless pit he meant to see where it went to; so they bought about a hundred fathoms of rope, and next day at two in the afternoon they arrived at the cave, the mouth of which is spacious and wide, but full of thorn and wild-fig bushes and brambles and briars, so thick and matted that they completely close it up and cover it over.
Its shores seemed to be thickly set with brambles and thorny plants, growing together in wild confusion, and were literally hidden, sometimes, from the gaze, by myriads of mosquitoes of a light-brown hue.
As I saw him go, picking his way among the nettles, and among the brambles that bound the green mounds, he looked in my young eyes as if he were eluding the hands of the dead people, stretching up cautiously out of their graves, to get a twist upon his ankle and pull him in.
Then I came to a long thicket of these oaklike trees-- live, or evergreen, oaks, I heard afterwards they should be called--which grew low along the sand like brambles, the boughs curiously twisted, the foliage compact, like thatch.
For certainly grapes (as the Scripture saith) will not be gathered of thorns or thistles; either can justice yield her fruit with sweetness, amongst the briars and brambles of catching and polling clerks, and ministers.
He goes softly poking about among bushes and brambles, and under rocks, and behind old wooden houses.