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Noun bristle has 2 senses
  1. bristle - a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
    --1 is a kind of
    fiber, fibre
    --1 is a part of brush
  2. bristle - a stiff hair
    --2 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb bristle2
Verb bristle has 2 senses
  1. abound, burst, bristle - be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"
    --1 is one way to have, feature
    Sample sentence:
    The streets bristle with crowds
  2. bristle, uprise, stand up - rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"
    Derived form: noun bristle2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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