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A humorous misspelling of Bristol, in imitation of the local dialect in the English city of that name

Correct Way to Speak Bristol.

The hair or straws that make up a brush, broom, or similar item
To be on one's guard or raise one's defenses; to react with fear, suspicion, or distance

The employees bristled at the prospect of working through the holidays.

A stiff or coarse hair
one of the coarse, stiff hairs of swine: used in brush-making, etc
{n} a part of swine's hair, very strong hair
{v} to raise up the bristles, rough
To appear as if covered with bristles; to have standing, thick and erect, like bristles
To rise or stand erect, like bristles
Natural animal fibers used to create brush tufts
A short, stiff, coarse hair, as on the back of swine
a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
To show defiance or indignation
A slender, stiff hair, also seta
To erect the bristles of; to cause to stand up, as the bristles of an angry hog; sometimes with up
The bristles of a brush are the thick hairs or hair-like pieces of plastic which are attached to it. As soon as the bristles on your toothbrush begin to wear, throw it out
rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"
Bristles are thick, strong animal hairs that feel hard and rough. It has a short stumpy tail covered with bristles
a stiff hair a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!
A stiff, sharp, roundish hair
A connection point to a schematic use that makes a physical connection to a port in the schematic The location is defined by a pin (q v ) in the icon
The spring (originally of hog's bristle, now of nylon or metal wire) which maintains the tongue in a forward position
{f} stand on end (of hair); be stiff or rigid with anger; be filled with
a stiff hair
{i} short stiff hair
be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"
Bristles are the short hairs that grow on a man's chin after he has shaved. The hairs on the top of a man's head can also be called bristles when they are cut very short. two days' growth of bristles = stubble
The best quality bristles come from a strip running across the backs of wild hogs in Chungking Province, China Bristle hairs are stiff and coarse with natural curve and have a V-shaped split end called a "flagged tip" Brushes formed with the flags turning into (or interlocked with) the ferrule offer the most spring, shape retention and control Bristle brushes are best suited for oils and acrylics
To fix a bristle to; as, to bristle a thread
bristle at
show anger or indignation; "She bristled at his insolent remarks
bristle brush
a brush that is made with the short stiff hairs of an animal or plant
bristle fern
any fern of the genus Trichomanes having large pinnatifid often translucent fronds; most are epiphytic on tree branches and twigs or terrestrial on mossy banks
basal bristle
A small feather located at the base of a bird's bill that has little or no vane
bristling
Showing anger
bristling
Having bristles
A bristle
brustle
bristled
having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc ; "a horse with a short bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits"; "setaceous whiskers"
bristled
past of bristle
bristlelike
{s} resembling a bristle, in the form of a stiff hair
bristlelike
resembling a bristle
bristles
plural of bristle
bristles
third-person singular of bristle
bristling
present participle of bristle
bristling
emphasis If you describe someone's attitude as bristling, you are emphasizing that it is full of energy and enthusiasm. bristling, exuberant, rock'n'roll
bristling
Bristling means thick, hairy, and rough. It is used to describe things such as moustaches, beards, or eyebrows. a bristling white moustache
hare's-foot bristle fern
a variety of bristle fern
bristle
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