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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bris·tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bristled p. pr. & vb. n. Bristling ]
 1. To erect the bristles of; to cause to stand up, as the bristles of an angry hog; -- sometimes with up.
 Now for the bare-picked bone of majesty
 Doth dogged war bristle his angry crest.   --Shak.
    Boy, bristle thy courage up.   --Shak.
 2. To fix a bristle to; as, to bristle a thread.