blackthorn blackthorn

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits
  2. (n) erect and almost thornless American hawthorn with somewhat pear-shaped berries

Usage(s):

  1. He was the stage version of the foreign correspondent, complete with collar-up trench coat, brim-down hat, and blackthorn cane.
  2. Swinging a blackthorn shillelagh, Democrat Curley announced that he would be a candidate next year for a fifth term as mayor of Boston.

News

  • Yachtstock River Jam returns to Essington this month

    Yachtstock River Jam will return to Tinicum Township this year, from 12-10 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at West End Boat Club, 500 W. 2nd St. The Irish Rock Band Blackthorn will headline the event which will feature two stages and 16 bands jamming on the banks of the Delaware River.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Ridley Town Talk

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