Definition of Bristled

1. Adjective. Having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.. "Setaceous whiskers"




Definition of Bristled

1. Verb. (past of bristle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bristled

1. bristle [v] - See also: bristle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bristled

bristle
bristle-pointed
bristle-shaped
bristle at
bristle brush
bristle cell
bristle fern
bristle up
bristlebird
bristlebirds
bristlecone
bristlecone fir
bristlecone pine
bristlecones
bristled (current term)
bristlelike
bristles
bristletail
bristletails
bristlier
bristliest
bristliness
bristling
bristling with(p)
bristlingly
bristly
bristly locust
bristly oxtongue

Literary usage of Bristled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Botany, for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1829)
"К —(bristled panic.) DIGITARIA. Calyx 1 or 2-valved, 2-flowered ; the outer valve very small oi none ; the inmost one of the length of the corol : enrol ..."

2. A Concordance to the English Poems of Thomas Gray by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Concordance Society (1908)
"The bristled Boar in infant-gore Wallows Have ye seen the dusky boar, Caradoc 1. Board. For whom yon glitt 'ring board is spread, Odin 41 . partake His ..."

3. In the Vine Country by Edith Œnone Somerville, Martin Ross (1893)
"plate: excited harangues about vintages and grapes, that bristled with facts so esoteric and so solid that my cousin said she would fetch the note-book at ..."

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