a brand of smartphone optimized for wireless email.
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Examples from the Web for blackberrys
Contemporary Examples of blackberrys
Meanwhile, we all forgot about the iPhone, and kept our BlackBerrys.
But today, more modern items top the most-wanted list of prison contraband: iPhones, BlackBerrys, and Droids.
Its southern megacity, Lagos, thrums with BlackBerrys, Hummers, and nightclubs.
British Dictionary definitions for blackberrys
noun plural -ries
Also called: bramble any of several woody plants of the rosaceous genus Rubus, esp R. fruticosus, that have thorny stems and black or purple glossy edible berry-like fruits (drupelets)
- the fruit of any of these plants
- (as modifier)blackberry jam
blackberry lily an ornamental Chinese iridaceous plant, Belamcanda chinensis, that has red-spotted orange flowers and clusters of black seeds that resemble blackberries
verb -ries, -rying or -ried
(intr) to gather blackberries
trademark a hand-held device for sending and receiving e-mail
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Word Origin and History for blackberrys
early 12c., from Old English blaceberian, from black (adj.) + berry. Also in Old English as bremelberie, bremelæppel (from bramble). The wireless handheld device of the same name introduced 1999.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper