thorn

  1. something that causes irritation and annoyance
  2. a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf
  3. a Germanic character of runic origin

thorn

(from the article `angiosperm`) Thorns represent the modification of an axillary shoot system in which the leaves are reduced and die quickly and the stems are heavily sclerified ...
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thorn

[n] - a Germanic character of runic origin
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Thorn

• (v. t.) To prick, as with a thorn. • (n.) Any shrub or small tree which bears thorns; especially, any species of the genus Crataegus, as the hawthorn, whitethorn, cockspur thorn. • (n.) Fig.: That which pricks or annoys as a thorn; anything troublesome; trouble; care. • (n.) The name of the Anglo-Saxon letter /, capital form /...
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thorn

<plant biology> A modified plant organ, especially a stem, that is stiffened and terminates in a sharp point. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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thorn

noun a Germanic character of runic origin
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Thorn

[comic strip] Thorn was a college comic strip created by Jeff Smith at the Ohio State University. ==History== In 1982, Jeff Smith enrolled at the Ohio State University to study cartooning. During his time there, he wrote and illustrated Thorn. The eponymous heroine was modeled after his future wife, Vijaya Iyer, who he met at the University...
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Thorn

[dog] Thorn was a dog who received the Dickin Medal in 1945 from the People`s Dispensary for Sick Animals for bravery in service during the Second World War. The Dickin Medal is often referred to as the animal metaphorical equivalent of the Victoria Cross. ...
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Thorn

[letter] Thorn or þorn (Þ, þ) is a letter in the Old English, Gothic, Old Norse and modern Icelandic alphabets, as well as some dialects of Middle English. It was also used in medieval Scandinavia, but was later replaced with the digraph th, except in Iceland where it survives. The letter originated from the rune {Runic|ᚦ} in the Elder...
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Thorn

[organization] Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children, previously known as DNA Foundation, is an international anti-human trafficking organization that works to address the sexual exploitation of children. The primary programming efforts of the organization focus on Internet technology and the role it plays in facilitating child pornography a...
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Thorn

Thorn noun [ Anglo-Saxon þorn ; akin to Old Saxon & OFries. thorn , Dutch doorn , German dorn , Danish torn , Swedish törne , Icelandic þorn , Goth. þaúrnus ; confer Pol. tarn , Russian tern' the blackthorn, ...
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Thorn

Thorn transitive verb To prick, as with a thorn. [ Poetic] « I am the only rose of all the stock That never thorn'd him.» Tennyson.
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thorn

a sharp, stiff point, usually a modified stem, that cannot be detached without tearing the subtending tissue; a spine; cf. prickle.
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Thorn

a short, stiff, sharp-pointed branch
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Thorn

a short, stiff, sharp-pointed branch
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Thorn

HMS Thorn was a British T Class patrol type submarine of 1090 tons displacement launched and sunk during the Second World War. HMS Thorn had a top speed of 15.25 knots surfaced and 9 knots submerged, carried a complement of 53 and was armed with one 4 inch dual-purpose gun; one 20 mm anti-aircraft gun; three machine-guns and about ten 21 inch torpe...
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thorn

letter in Old and Middle English representing unvoiced 'th' sound
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thorn

thorn, sharp-pointed projection on some plants, usually protective in function. Botanically, thorns are distinguished as modified stems (as in the honey locust and hawthorn) from spines, which are modified leaves (as in the barberry), and from prickles, which are epidermal outgrowths of the bark (as...
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Thorn

Thorn: see Toruń, Poland.
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thorn

Type: Term Pronunciation: thōrn Definitions: 1. In anatomy, a thornlike or spinous structure.
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Thorn

Type: Term Pronunciation: thorn Definitions: 1. George W., 20th-century U.S. physician. See: Thorn test, Thorn syndrome
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