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Bramble-berry

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Bramble-berry a collection of brambles growing together
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. brémel; Dut. braam, Ger. brom-beere.

Usage

In literature:

While they were busy with the cedar, I saw a bramble branch covered with berries.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Brambles were heavy with blue-black berries, and the bracken was battered and brown on the steep hill-side.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
They are not unlike what might be expected to result from a compressed berry, such as the bramble or the rasp.
"The Testimony of the Rocks" by Hugh Miller
Are grapes upon the bramble borne, or doth The fig bear olive berries?
"Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics" by William Thomas Thornton
While they were busy with the cedar, I saw a bramble branch covered with berries.
"Granny's Wonderful Chair" by Frances Browne
I have found in the woods here bramble and holly berries.
"The Oera Linda Book" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

In wild meanderings o'er pasture wealth--
Erratic wanderings through dead'ning lands,
Where sly old brambles, plucking me by stealth,
Put berries in my hands:
"A Country Pathway" by James Whitcomb Riley