any of various shrubs or bushes having spines or thorns.
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How to use thornbush in a sentence
A thornbush where fairies meet is a 'gentle bush': the hazel and the foxglove (fairy-thimble) are gentle plants.English As We Speak It in Ireland | P. W. Joyce
Jack had just made this discovery when he noticed something fluttering from a thornbush.The Boy Inventors' Radio Telephone | Richard Bonner
He pointed to the ragged remains of Astro's jungle suit dangling on the near-by thornbush.The Revolt on Venus | Carey Rockwell
Pentuer directed the prince to look at a distant hill, on the summit of which was a thornbush.The Pharaoh and the Priest | Alexander Glovatski
That of the lamb which was found in the thornbush and placed upon the altar.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume III (of 3) | Leonard Williams