New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: bristly · brittle · gristle · bridle · brindle · briskly · bustle · epistle · rustle · thistle
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bristle

1. noun ANAT short stiff hair2. noun of brush etc3. verb (of hair, fur) stand on end4. verb (of animal) react with hair on end5. verb be angry, offended 1 noun ANAT short stiff hairguaire masc4  c m uribe masc4  c m u 2 noun of brush etcguaire masc4  c m uribe masc4  c m u 3 verb (of hair, fur) stand on end INTRANSITIVEhis hair bristled bhí a chuid gruaige ina colgsheasamh, bhí an ghruaig ina seasamh ar a cheann 4 verb (of animal) react with hair on end INTRANSITIVEthe dog bristled tháinig colg ar an madra, tháinig cochall ar an madra, tháinig cuil ar an madra 5 verb be angry, offended INTRANSITIVEshe bristled at the news chuir an scéala colg uirthi, chuir an scéala cochall uirthi, tháinig cuil uirthi faoin scéala