- 荆 [jīng]
- （落叶灌木名） chaste tree; vitex:
break through brambles and thorns; hack one's way through difficulties 披荆斩棘- （古代用荆条做成的刑杖） a rod for flogging:
bring a rod on one's back and ask for punishment 负荆请罪- （旧时对人称自己妻子的谦词） one's own wife:
my wife 拙荆- （姓氏） a surname:
Jing Ke 荆轲
He fell into a thorn bush and was covered with scratch.
A protective covering, structure, or organ of an animal or a plant, such as teeth, claws, thorns, or the shell of a turtle.
He that go barefoot must not plant thorn.