verb (used without object), bram·bled, bram·bling.
Origin of bramble
Examples from the Web for bramble
The Libyan lotus is a shrub like a bramble, the berries like the myrtle, purple when ripe, and about the size of an olive.The Lusiad|Lus de Cames
"I've done now, father," said Bessy, taking her seat on a stool close to Bramble's feet.
We were told that the 'Bramble' was to form part of the expedition sent to observe the eclipse of the sun.The Cruise of the 'Alerte'|E. F. Knight
It was Bramble's turn, a galley was launched, and we went on board.
It left her exempt from those troubles, like a bramble patch, into which Dorothy was plunged.The President|Alfred Henry Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for bramble
- a blackberry
- (as modifier)bramble jelly
Word Origin for bramble
Word Origin and History for bramble
Old English bræmbel "rough, prickly shrub" (especially the blackberry bush), with euphonic -b-, from earlier bræmel, from Proto-Germanic *bræmaz (see broom).