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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bristle  \Bris"tle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bristled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Bristling}.] 
  1.  To  erect  the  bristles  of  to  cause  to  stand  up  as  the 
  bristles  of  an  angry  hog;  --  sometimes  with  up 
 
  Now  for  the  bare-picked  bone  of  majesty  Doth  dogged 
  war  bristle  his  angry  crest.  --Shak. 
 
  Boy,  bristle  thy  courage  up  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  fix  a  bristle  to  as  to  bristle  a  thread. 




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