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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. any of various rough thorny shrubs or vines;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Brambling \Bram"bling\, n. [OE. bramline. See Bramble, n.] (Zool.) The European mountain finch (Fringilla montifringilla); -- called also bramble finch and bramble. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bramble \Bram"ble\ (br[a^]m"b'l), n. [OE. brembil, AS. br[=e]mel, br[=e]mbel, br[=ae]mbel (akin to OHG. br[=a]mal), fr. the same root as E. broom, As. br[=o]m. See Broom.] 1. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Rubus, including the raspberry and blackberry. Hence: Any rough, prickly shrub. [1913 Webster] The thorny brambles, and embracing bushes. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) The brambling or bramble finch. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bramble n 1: any of various rough thorny shrubs or vines
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "bramble": adherent, adhesive, barnacle, brier, brier bush, bristle, bulldog, burr, bush, cactus, catchweed, cement, cleavers, decal, decalcomania, glue, goose grass, gunk, leech, limpet, molasses, mucilage, needle, nettle, paste, pine needle, plaster, prickle, quill, remora, scrub, shrub, shrubbery, spicule, spiculum, spike, spikelet, spine, sticker, syrup, thistle, thorn, yucca
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Bramble (1.) Hebrew _atad_, Judg. 9:14; rendered "thorn," Ps. 58:9. The LXX. and Vulgate render by rhamnus, a thorny shrub common in Palestine, resembling the hawthorn. (2.) Hebrew _hoah_, Isa. 34:13 (R.V. "thistles"); "thickets" in 1 Sam. 13:6; "thistles" in 2 Kings 14:9, 2 Chr. 25:18, Job 31:40; "thorns" in 2 Chr. 33:11, Cant. 2:2, Hos. 9:6. The word may be regarded as denoting the common thistle, of which there are many species which encumber the corn-fields of Palestine. (See THORNS.)