New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: thorny · horn · torn · thorax · hawthorn · -born · -worn · acorn · adorn · born
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thorn

1 noun BOT sharp point on a plantdealg fem2  c m u 2 noun BOT bush or tree with thornssceach fem2  c m u
phrases

a thorn in sb's side

(also

a thorn in sb's flesh

) he's a thorn in the side of the government bíonn sé ina chrá croí ag an rialtas, crá croí is ea é don rialtasthat was the thorn in her flesh ba é sin an bior sa bheo aici, ba é sin an tairne sa bheo aici