The cats fur was all abristle.

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  • abristle — /euh bris euhl/, adv., adj. in a bristling state: an angry dog with its hairs abristle. [1915 20; A 1 + BRISTLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • abristle — abris·tle …   English syllables

  • abristle — əˈ adjective Etymology: a (I) + bristle, v. : bristling …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|bris|tle — «uh BRIHS uhl», adverb, adjective. bristling: »... a century abristle with dissent (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

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