Definitions for briarˈbraɪ ər
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sweetbrier, sweetbriar, brier, briar, eglantine, Rosa eglanteria(noun)
Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips
bullbrier, greenbrier, catbrier, horse brier, horse-brier, brier, briar, Smilax rotundifolia(noun)
a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries
tree heath, briar, brier, Erica arborea(noun)
evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
briar, briar pipe(noun)
a pipe made from the root (briarroot) of the tree heath
Any of a number of unrelated thicket-forming thorny plants.
A pipe made from the burl of the white heath tree.
same as Brier
a plant with a slender woody stem bearing stout prickles; especially, species of Rosa, Rubus, and Smilax
fig.: Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings
Briar is a census-designated place in Parker, Tarrant, and Wise counties in the U.S. state of Texas, near the west side of Eagle Mountain Lake. The population was 5,665 at the 2010 census.
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I am pleased that the parties were able to reach a mediated resolution to the litigation involving Sweet Briar College.
Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?
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