bristled definition

  • verb:
    • Easy past tense and previous participle of bristle.
    • Easy last tight and past participle of bristle.
  • others:
    • Having bristles; hence, stiffly bearded: as, “bristled lips,”
    • In heraldry, having bristles in the neck and straight back: stated particularly of a boar used as a bearing.
    • Having bristles; for this reason, stiffly bearded: because, “bristled lips,”
    • In heraldry, having bristles regarding the throat and back: said especially of a boar used as a bearing.
  • adjective:
    • having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    • having or covered with defensive barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

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