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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This black Labrador was totally trapped in a bramble bush on a dangerous and steep cliff edge, adjacent to a river.
There is a reason why the implementation of Brexit has proved to be such a political bramble bush. When voters approved withdrawal in a referendum in 2016, severing trade and political ties with Europe seemed to many Britons a simple proposition.
His follow-up found heavy rough and from there he struck his next shot into an unplayable lie in a bramble bush.
In 1992, in response to dozens of Soviet-made Scud missiles being fired from Iraq into Israel in retaliation for the American-headed Operation Desert Storm, Israel's elite commando unit -- Sayeret Matkal began training for a covert mission to assassinate Hussein, codenamed Operation Bramble Bush.
He sniffed them out in a bramble bush while walking with his owner.
(She was one of several Fullertons who married Crownovers, so my father's family tree is more like a bramble bush.) They had three sons and two daughters, my father in the middle.
Croft and the woman were involved in a "brief struggle", which resulted in the woman being pushed into a bramble bush - but not until she had bitten her assailant.
Croft and the woman were involved in a "brief struggle" which resulted in the woman being pushed into a bramble bush - but not until she had bitten her assailant.
Would it be followed up by some giant, slavering carnivorous beast that every 12-year-old knows full well lurks behind every nighttime tree and bramble bush?
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.