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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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Its quite a sight, 20 cows huddled round the shade of a thorn bush.
' He sang his popular numbers including 'Thorn Bush' and 'How Much Love Do You Have In Your Wallet.' He also danced to hits from his previous band, TVXQ, such as 'Mirotic' and 'The Way U Are.
The 13-year old suffered minor injuries after being swerved off the road and down a steep embankment and into a thorn bush.
"Whenever he felt the stirrings of lust, he would hurl himself into a thorn bush" - Tom Holland, historian and author, recalls the inclinations of St Benedict.
Sad and lonely, he was walking through a meadow one day and saw a small butterfly caught in a thorn bush. He carefully released the butterfly that was transformed before his eyes into an angel.
The little thorn bush right beside the road: Images of Imperial destruction and their aftermath
I walked down the game trail to find him a short distance away piled up under a thorn bush, and I couldn't have been more pleased.
Robert Burns once wrote a ballad to a thorn bush in Coylton that eventually died when locals lopped off its branches for lovers' luck.
The male rhino came out from behind his thorn bush to stare at us, and then collapsed into the dust to rest a little.
help He adds: "Predators hate thick thorn bush and won't go through it.
The hunting areas range from densely wooded savannah to wide open grasslands -- from the Bushveld of the Northern Province to the vast open plains of the Free State and back to the sands and heavy thorn bush of the Kalahari.
When the dust finally settled, in a flat valley of scrub oaks, under towering mesas, there before us was a tiny compound of mud shacks surrounded by a thorn bush fence.