Definition for THORN'Y


  1. Full of thorns or spines; rough with thorns; as, a thorny wood; a thorny tree; a thorny diadem or crown. Dryden. Ralegh.
  2. Troublesome; vexatious; harassing; perplexing; as, thorny care; the thorny path of vice.
  3. Sharp; pricking; vexatious; as, thorny points. Shak.

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