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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Erect American hawthorn with somewhat pear-shaped berries; A Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits.

Usage examples (37)
  • Elder and blackthorn bushes offered patches of shade.
  • In the shade of the blackthorn and the chill of the frost.
  • They would not let any one cut a blackthorn shoot on Hallowe'en.
  • Against a background of starry blackthorn blazed the golden gorse. for more
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