cockspur definition

  • noun:
    • The spur of a gamecock
    • Any of several unrelated thorny shrubs
    • A variety of Cratægus, or hawthorn (Cratægus Crus-galli), having long, straight thorns; -- called also Cockspur thorn.
    • the sharp spurs regarding the feet of a male gallinaceous bird.
    • a tiny wedge of clay or earthenware put between articles of pottery to avoid their adhering after and during the entire process of glazing.
    • In botany: A North US species of thorn, Cratægus Crus-galli, often developed as an ornamental shrub.
    • Pisonia aculeata, a West Indian shrub.
    • a tiny shell-fish.
    • The ergot of rye. See ergot.
    • In British Honduras, Acacia spadicigera, a shrub or tiny tree equipped with curved spines about two ins lengthy, stated in sets on base of each and every branch and every leaf. These thorns are often hollowed out by ants and provide all of them as nests.
    • little spiny western Indian tree
    • commonly grown stout old-world hay and pasture lawn

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