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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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Springbok, blue wildebeest, gemsbok, and more roamed freely between the thorn bushes.
We were maybe 15 or 20 yards into the thicket when there was a sudden "Whuff", and the noise of something rather big rushing through the thorn bushes.
When cattle overgraze on grass, they create perfect conditions for thorn bushes to shoot up.
HIGHGROVE: A GARDEN CELEBRATED is a tribute to the gardens that the Prince of Wales started over thirty years ago, when he transformed a lawn and a few thorn bushes into several exquisite gardens.
There was dense undergrowth, thorn bushes and rhododendron and it took our expert rope men some 45 minutes to abseil down to where he lay injured.
You'll park at the base of the dam before hauling boards and brooms up a trail through cactus and thorn bushes, until you turn a rocky corner where the view of your destination opens up.
Five elephants feed at thorn bushes 50 metres away, purring throatily.
He said therewere also plans to improve security at the site, which has been hit by theft and vandal attacks, by planting thorn bushes around the perimeter.
THORN bushes, lion poo and guard donkeys are protecting both cattle and big cats in Namibia - thanks to the conservation team at Chester Zoo.
In the skies above loomed a German fighter plane prompting Peter to dive, in his schoolboy shorts, into a row of thorn bushes and stinging nettles.
In its native habitat, the herbivore will eat just about anything it can find, including shrubs, leaves, grasses and even thorn bushes.
Directly in front of the curtain wall was a ditch filled with thorn bushes and branches.