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 for Bramble
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brambling \Bram"bling\, n. [OE. bramline. See Bramble, n.]
     The European mountain finch ({Fringilla montifringilla); --
     called also bramble finch and bramble.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bramble \Bram"ble\ (br[a^]m"b'l), n. [OE. brembil, AS.
     br[=e]mel, br[=e]mbel, br[=ae]mbel (akin to OHG. br[=a]mal),
     fr. the same root as E. broom, As. br[=o]m. See Broom.]
     1. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Rubus, including the
        raspberry and blackberry. Hence: Any rough, prickly shrub.
        [1913 Webster]
              The thorny brambles, and embracing bushes. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Zool.) The brambling or bramble finch.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any of various rough thorny shrubs or vines

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "bramble":
     adherent, adhesive, barnacle, brier, brier bush, bristle, bulldog,
     burr, bush, cactus, catchweed, cement, cleavers, decal,
     decalcomania, glue, goose grass, gunk, leech, limpet, molasses,
     mucilage, needle, nettle, paste, pine needle, plaster, prickle,
     quill, remora, scrub, shrub, shrubbery, spicule, spiculum, spike,
     spikelet, spine, sticker, syrup, thistle, thorn, yucca

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     (1.) Hebrew _atad_, Judg. 9:14; rendered "thorn," Ps. 58:9. The
     LXX. and Vulgate render by rhamnus, a thorny shrub common in
     Palestine, resembling the hawthorn.
       (2.) Hebrew _hoah_, Isa. 34:13 (R.V. "thistles"); "thickets"
     in 1 Sam. 13:6; "thistles" in 2 Kings 14:9, 2 Chr. 25:18, Job
     31:40; "thorns" in 2 Chr. 33:11, Cant. 2:2, Hos. 9:6. The word
     may be regarded as denoting the common thistle, of which there
     are many species which encumber the corn-fields of Palestine.
     (See THORNS.)

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