Bramble



any prickly shrub belonging to the genus Rubus, of the rose family.
British. the common blackberry.
any rough, prickly shrub, as the dog rose.
British. to look for and gather wild blackberries; pick blackberries from the vine.
Historical Examples

A Woman of Genius Mary Austin
The History of Louisiana Le Page Du Pratz
Poor Jack Frederick Marryat
The History of Louisiana Le Page Du Pratz
Science in the Kitchen. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
Leading Articles on Various Subjects Hugh Miller
Erling the Bold R.M. Ballantyne
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917 Various
Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy’s Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1. John MacGillivray
The Desert Home Mayne Reid

noun
any of various prickly herbaceous plants or shrubs of the rosaceous genus Rubus, esp the blackberry See also stone bramble
(Scot)

a blackberry
(as modifier): bramble jelly

any of several similar and related shrubs
verb (intransitive)
to gather blackberries
n.

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