verb (used without object), bram·bled, bram·bling.
Origin of bramble
Related Words for brambleprick, shrub, thorn, nettle, spray, burr, hedge, cleaver, furze, gorse, thistle, brier
Examples from the Web for bramble
Historical Examples of bramble
They make vinegar also of bramble berries, but this is not so good as the former.
The esquine partly resembles a creeper and partly a bramble.
The sloe-thorn, and the furze, and the bramble choked up the rails.Leading Articles on Various Subjects
We lay among the whins and bramble undisturbed till the dusk came on.John Splendid
The heron, the cat, and the bramble bought the tithe of a certain parish.Welsh Folk-Lore
- a blackberry
- (as modifier)bramble jelly
Word Origin for bramble
Old English bræmbel "rough, prickly shrub" (especially the blackberry bush), with euphonic -b-, from earlier bræmel, from Proto-Germanic *bræmaz (see broom).