Definition of Thristles
1. thristle [n] - See also: thristle
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Literary usage of Thristles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1838)
"I saw that by Robin thristles I would get an augmentation, and be hoisted a step towards the magistracy, which is the natural butt that all men of business ..."
2. The History of Political Literature, from the Earliest Times by Robert Blakey (1855)
"... AWA," " Our thristles flourish fresh and fair, And bonie bloom'd our roses, But whigs came like a frost in June, And wither'd all our poses. ..."
3. The History of Political Literature, from the Earliest Times by Robert Blakey (1855)
"Our thristles flourish fresh and fair. And bonie bloom'd our roses, But whigs came like a frost in June, And wither'd all our poses. Awa, whigs, awa, Awa, ..."
4. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1870)
"... on the uninclosed moor, in order to appreciate fully the enterprise which merited the youthful poet's compliment:— " Lang had the thristles and the ..."