How Do You Spell THISTLE?

Correct spelling for the English word "thistle" is [θ_ˈɪ_s_əl], [θˈɪsə͡l], [θˈɪsə‍l]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of THISTLE

  1. this'l, n. a genus of prickly plants.--n. THIS'TLE-DOWN, the tufted feathery bristles of the seeds of the thistle.--adj. THIS'TLY, overgrown with thistles. [A.S. thistel; Ger. distel.]

Common Misspellings for THISTLE

Below is the list of 232 misspellings for the word "thistle".

Usage Examples for THISTLE

  1. Those splendid 'storm warriors' also rescued the crew of the Touch Not, wrecked that day on the Ramsgate Sands; but just while they were steaming out of Ramsgate, away on the horizon as far as I could bear to look against the fury of the wind and rain, struggling alone and unaided in the surf of the Brake Sand, I beheld the Deal lifeboat engaged in the rescue of The Thistle. - "Heroes of the Goodwin Sands" by Thomas Stanley Treanor
  2. You have heard of my illness, and will have been sorry for me, I am certain; but with blessings edging me round, I need not catch at a thistle in the hedge to make a 'sorrowful complaignte' of. - "The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)" by Frederic G. Kenyon
  3. 472 Thistle, Milk . - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure" by William Thomas Fernie
  4. Then he told Thistle all their plans, and wasn't Thistle surprised? - "The Children's Book of Christmas Stories" by Various
  5. They looked like thistle buds. - "Libro segundo de lectura" by Ellen M. Cyr