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Thorn

(thorn),
George W., 20th-century U.S. physician. See: Thorn test, Thorn syndrome.

thorn

(thōrn),
In anatomy, a thornlike or spinous structure.

thorn

a sharply pointed woody plant structure formed from a modified branch.
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A police spokesman said: "Police in Fife responded to reports of a fire at an address in Thorn Tree Place, Oakley at around 6am.
The NCOP has welcomed the commitment by the subcontractors to fix faults identified during the oversight visit at extension 19 and will wait for Value Max to come forward as some faults were also identified at Thorn Tree.
Vergewe en vergeet (32) Forgive and forget Daar het 'n doringboompie There was once a little thorn tree vlak by die pad gestaan, standing right beside the road, waar lange ossespanne where long spans of oxen met sware vragte gaan.
Sitting still, we watch a young bull tug at the branches of a winter thorn tree, rattling free its fruits with his trunk.
Other flammables were feared to be in the yard at Thorn Tree Farm near Halifax, West Yorks, including liquid petroleum gas and acetylene.
| A huge fireball rises above Thorn Tree Farm, Northowram.
Bottles of Sidr flower honey (from the Sidr tree also known as the Jujube/Christ thorn tree), for example, costs Dh150.
Dallas, TX, September 05, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Thorn Tree Creative today announced an agreement with Bigcommerce, the leading e--commerce platform for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs), to join the Bigcommerce Partner Program as a Reseller.
Let T = T([p.sub.1], [p.sup.2], ..., [p.sub.l]) be the thorn tree obtained from [P.sub.l + 2] by attaching [p.sub.i] [greater than or equal to] 0 pendant vertices to [u.sub.i + 1], i = 1, 2, ..., l.
A French soldier joins one of his comrades in the shade of a thorn tree. "Five days we've been here.
Contemplating this possibility, I approached Wearyall Hill, holy ground where Joseph of Arimathea is said to have planted a hawthorn staff that blossomed into the Glastonbury Thorn tree, a stunted version of which remains today.