Definitions of bristle:
  • noun:   a stiff hair
  • noun:   a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
  • verb:   rise up as in fear
    Example: "The dog's fur bristled"
  • verb:   be in a state of movement or action
    Example: "The garden bristled with toddlers"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #38495)

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