/ (ˈkwɪkˌθɔːn) /
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hawthorn, esp when planted as a hedge
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Word Origin for quickthorn
C17: probably from quick in the sense "fast-growing": compare quickset
Words nearby quickthorn
quick-setting, quicksilver, quickstep, quick study, quick-tempered, quickthorn, quick time, quick trick, quickwater, quick-witted, quid
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