• (n.) A hard and sharp-pointed projection from a woody stem; usually, a branch so transformed; a spine.
  • (n.) Any shrub or small tree which bears thorns; especially, any species of the genus Crataegus, as the hawthorn, whitethorn, cockspur thorn.
  • (n.) Fig.: That which pricks or annoys as a thorn; anything troublesome; trouble; care.
  • (n.) The name of the Anglo-Saxon letter /, capital form /. It was used to represent both of the sounds of English th, as in thin, then. So called because it was the initial letter of thorn, a spine.
  • (v. t.) To prick, as with a thorn.

Compare thorn with other words:

thorn vs. thoro

thorn vs. thorp

thor vs. thorn

thon vs. thorn

horn vs. thorn

thorn vs. torn

shorn vs. thorn

blade vs. thorn

pin vs. thorn

thorn vs. thornless

barbellate vs. thorn

thorn vs. zeriba

spiniferous vs. thorn

thorn vs. throne

mobile vs. thorn

thorn vs. trichome

spike vs. thorn

content vs. thorn

prickle vs. thorn

briar vs. thorn

brier vs. thorn

blackthorn vs. thorn

thorn vs. topographic

pricker vs. thorn

thorn vs. unarmed

thorn vs. wynn

edh vs. thorn

pierce vs. thorn

thorn vs. thorny

fricative vs. thorn

dental vs. thorn

icelandic vs. thorn

annoy vs. thorn

prick vs. thorn

shrub vs. thorn

thorn vs. tree

spine vs. thorn