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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Bristle
 
  Bristles all over like a porcupine.
            —Anonymous
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  Bristling … like some mad Earth-god’s spiny hair.
            —Thomas Hardy
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  Bristle like spears in battle ranks.
            —Jayadeva
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  Bristly … like a hedgehog.
            —Leo Tolstoy
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