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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 ?
Then she brought him water in a petal, which he drank, after which he related to her how he had torn one of his wings on a bramble, so that he could not fly as fast as the other swallows, who had flown far away to warmer lands.
Jacob's right hand was given to vague clutching and throwing; it suddenly clutched the guineas as if they had been so many pebbles, and was raised in an attitude which promised to scatter them like seed over a distant bramble, when, from some prompting or other--probably of an unwonted sensation--it paused, descended to Jacob's knee, and opened slowly under the inspection of Jacob's dull eyes.
Away, then, did they scramble through bush and brake, horribly frightened at every bramble that tugged at their skirts, nor did they pause to breathe until they had blundered their way through this perilous wood, and fairly reached the highroad to the city.
Bronzing bracken and mottled bramble gleamed in the light of the sinking sun.
The two figures approaching up the path were indeed those of Fisher, splashed with the mire of travel and carrying a scratch like that of a bramble across one side of his bald forehead, and of the great and gray-haired statesman who looked like a baby and was interested in Eastern swords and swordmanship.
I pass over the first as too simple to be emphasized-- I mean that fashionable athletes do not run across ploughed fields or scratch their eyes out in bramble hedges.
About her seemed to hang the mist of the winter hedges, and the clear red of the bramble leaves.
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.
Frequently raising her eyes to the trees whence these sounds came down, and feeling as though they made the place more quiet than perfect silence would have done, the child loitered from grave to grave, now stopping to replace with careful hands the bramble which had started from some green mound it helped to keep in shape, and now peeping through one of the low latticed windows into the church, with its worm-eaten books upon the desks, and baize of whitened-green mouldering from the pew sides and leaving the naked wood to view.
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.
There was nothing here, when he rose in the deep morning quiet and looked out on the dewy brambles and rank tufted grass, that seemed to have any relation with that life centring in Lantern Yard, which had once been to him the altar-place of high dispensations.