Definition of Boar thistle

1. Noun. European thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves; extensively naturalized as a weed in the United States.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boar Thistle

bo-peep
bo tree
bo trees
boa
boa constrictor
boa constrictors
boab
boabs
boak
boaked
boaking
boaks
boanthropy
boar
boar-spear
boar thistle (current term)
board
board-feet
board-foot
board-of-directors
board-room
board-rooms
board and lodging
board feet
board finger
board foot
board game
board games
board measure
board meeting

Literary usage of Boar thistle

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"BOAR-SEG. A pig kept as a traĆ­an for three or four years. Salop. A gelded boar is called a boar-stag. BOAR-THISTLE. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"... for the ware to stand on, and to keep it from sticking to the shrager." Staff. BOBBY. (1) To strike ; to hit. BOAR-THISTLE. ..."

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