bramble bush

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Noun1.bramble bush - any prickly shrub of the genus Rubus bearing edible aggregate fruits
genus Rubus, Rubus - large genus of brambles bearing berries
bush lawyer, lawyer bush, lawyerbush, Rubus australis, Rubus cissoides - stout-stemmed trailing shrub of New Zealand that scrambles over other growth
Rubus saxatilis, stone bramble - European trailing bramble with red berrylike fruits
blackberry bush, blackberry - bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle
raspberry, raspberry bush - woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
bramble - any of various rough thorny shrubs or vines
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When Woodstock was found in a bramble bush his bones were misshapen and he struggled to hop but his condition has vastly improved in Marley's care.
A HARSH "chack" from a bramble bush at sunrise this week gave away a Blackcap: a female with copper-brown head and a bill coated in sticky blackberry juice.
A 400-yard ride on the delightfully-named Bramble Bush Bay chain ferry was the key that unlocked our holiday treasure chest.
Still, the coterie insist that (1) an oblique reference to a Grimm folk tale, "The Jew in the Bramble Bush," in the second Stollen of Walther's Act I trial song (Beckmesser is at the time in the marker's booth) is somehow proof that anti-Semitism is woven into the whole ideological fabric of Die Meistersinger; that (2) Beckmesser's serenade is a malicious and deliberate parody of Jewish cantorial style; that (3) Beckmesser's limping and twitching in Hans Sachs's workshop is anti-Jewish stereotyping; and that (4) Jewish communities in Vienna and Berlin saw Beckmesser as an anti-Semitic caricature and protested violently.
The plan, code-named Operation Bramble Bush, called for helicopters to drop members of an elite military unit, Sayeret Matkal, outside Tikrit.
However, the current network of privacy regulations leaves insurance company compliance officers and consumers wondering if the federal law is a mighty oak designed to protect them or a bramble bush full of thorns on which they might get snagged.
This is essentially the point that Richard Wright tries to make in Causation, Respon sibility, Risk, Probability, Naked Statistics, and Proof Pruning the Bramble Bush by Clarifying the Concepts and Causation in Tort Law.
Suddenly she pricked her finger on a needle fashioned from the thorn of a bramble bush patented to kill pesky insects and corn blight alike.
At least the hat only ended up in a bramble bush, and I can keep it in place with a big pin," said Anna, 20, who shocked Brookside fans with TV's first lesbian kiss.
61), it recalls Watson's |In time long past, when in Dianaes chase / A bramble bush prickt Venus in the foote, / Old Aescitlapius healpt her heauie case' (Poem xx, lines 1-3).
The first decomposing left foot was found by a dog walker in a bramble bush in February in the Weston Park East area of Bath, Somerset.
If there was a hole in a bush or fence somewhere my dad would find it and I remember nearly ripping my clothes to shreds as I was forced through a bramble bush to see the rather pathetic illuminations in Morecambe's Happy Mount Park which at five pence were once again deemed to be at the top end of an appropriate admission charge.