Associations to the word «Bristol»


BRISTOL, proper noun. A city and county in south-west England bordering Gloucestershire, Somerset and The River Severn.
BRISTOL, proper noun. A surname​.
BRISTOL, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) A woman's breast, usually as the plural bristols.
BRISTOL BOARD, noun. A heavyweight paper used for technical drawing, illustration, and other two-dimensional art forms.
BRISTOL BOARDS, noun. Plural of Bristol board
BRISTOL BRICK, noun. A form of rouge, once manufactured in Bristol, that was used to polish silver cutlery
BRISTOL CHANNEL, proper noun. An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between South Wales and England; an extension of the estuary of the River Severn
BRISTOL DIAMOND, noun. (geology) (mineral) A form of quartz crystal found within geodes of the Avon Gorge
BRISTOL ONION, noun. A species of onion, Allium sphaerocephalon, found only on the slopes of the Avon Gorge
BRISTOL ROCKCRESS, noun. A species of rockcress, Arabis scabra, found originally only in the Avon Gorge
BRISTOL STOOL CHART, noun. (medicine) A chart (and associated scale), that classifies human faeces, and has limited use as a diagnostic aid
BRISTOL WHITEBEAM, noun. A species of whitebeam, Sorbus bristolienis, native to the Avon Gorge and surrounding area

Dictionary definition

BRISTOL, noun. An industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon.

Wise words

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Ernest Hemingway