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n. [Anglo-Saxon, Icelandic, Gothic, German] A sharp, ligneous, or woody shoot from the stem of a tree or shrub ; a spine ;-popularly, , but incorrectly, a prickle ;-a tree or shrub armed with spines, or sharp, ligneous shoots;-sometimes incorrectly applied to a bush with prickles ;-hence, any thing troublesome ;-pl. In Scripture, difficulties or impediments ; especially worldly cares or anxieties.
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