Definition of Thornset

1. a. Set with thorns.



Definition of Thornset

1. beset with thorns [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thornset

thornfish
thornfishes
thornhog
thorninesses
thorning
thornless
thornlike
thornproof
thornproofs
thorns
thorns in someone's side
thornset (current term)
thorntail
thorntails
thoro
thorogummite
thoroly
thoron
thoronol
thorons
thorosteenstrupine
thorotrast

Literary usage of Thornset

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Charles James Gale, Court of Exchequer Chamber, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Henry Davison, Court of King's Bench, Great Britain (1843)
"4) an act of parliament was passed, intituled," An Act for Making and Maintaining a Road from thornset in the County of Derby to Furnace Colliery within ..."

2. Queen's Bench Reports by John Leycester Adolphus, Thomas Flower Ellis, Great Britain Court of Queen's Bench (1845)
"... for the purposes of the said thornset ... in the county of Derby, the treasurer to the trustees of the said thornset tnut, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"j^vl!., local and personal, public,) intituled " An act for making and maintaining a road from thornset in the county of Derby to Furnace ..."

4. Poems by Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta (1849)
"Blindfold I walk this life's bewildering maze; Up flinty steep, through frozen mountain pass, Through thornset barren and through deep morass : But strong ..."

5. The Crown of Wild Olive: Four Lectures on Work, Traffic, War and the Future by John Ruskin (1895)
"... and scarcely fulfilled fruit, mixed with gray leaf and thornset stem; no fastening of diadem for you but with such sharp embroidery ! ..."

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