from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The quality of being bristly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of having bristles.
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- noun The quality of being
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines
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California makes up in bristliness what it lacks in luxuriance.
The Story of the Innumerable Company, and Other Sketches David Starr Jordan 1891
But I thought it was one aspect of whisker-growing I was going to be spared - maybe my pathetic attempt was so feeble it couldn't even muster the required bristliness to make it itch.
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