Canker

The briar or dog-rose.

Put down Richard, that sweet lovely rose,
And plant this thorn, this canker, Bolingbroke.

Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., i. 3.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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