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blackthorn

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Noun
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black=thorn

CIDE DICTIONARY

blackthornn. 
     A spreading thorny shrub or small tree (Prunus spinosa), with blackish bark, and bearing little black plums, which are called sloes; the sloe.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

blackthorn, n.
1 a thorny rosaceous shrub, Prunus spinosa, bearing white-petalled flowers before small blue-black fruits. Also called SLOE.
2 a cudgel or walking-stick made from its wood.

Idiom
blackthorn winter the time when the plant flowers, usu. marked by cold NE winds.

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