Definition of Briar. Meaning of Briar. Synonyms of Briar

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Definition of Briar

Briar
Briar Bri"ar, n. Same as Brier.
Briar
Brier Bri"er, Briar Bri"ar, n. [OE. brere, brer, AS. br[=e]r, br[ae]r; cf. Ir. briar prickle, thorn, brier, pin, Gael. preas bush, brier, W. prys, prysg.] 1. A plant with a slender woody stem bearing stout prickles; especially, species of Rosa, Rubus, and Smilax. 2. Fig.: Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings. The thorns and briers of reproof. --Cowper. Brier root, the root of the southern Smilax laurifolia and S. Walteri; -- used for tobacco pipes. Cat brier, Green brier, several species of Smilax (S. rotundifolia, etc.) Sweet brier (Rosa rubiginosa). See Sweetbrier. Yellow brier, the Rosa Eglantina.

Meaning of Briar from wikipedia

- Briar, Briars or Brier may refer to: Briar (thicket) (also spelt brier), common name for a number of unrelated thorny plants that form thickets. Brier...
- Sweet Briar College is a private women's liberal arts college in Sweet Briar, Virginia. The college is on 3,250 acres (13,152,283 m2) in the foothills...
- Briar Rose may refer to: "Little Briar Rose", also called "Sleeping Beauty", a folk tale originally recorded by the Brothers Grimm Briar Rose, a pseudonym...
- Briar Patch or Brier Patch may refer to: The common name for a thicket formed by any of a number of unrelated thorny plants Br'er Rabbit's patch for hiding...
- Briar Cliff University is a private, Franciscan liberal arts university in Sioux City, Iowa. In March 1929, Mother Mary Dominica Wieneke, Major Superior...
- Sleeping Beauty (French: La Belle au bois dormant), or Little Briar Rose (German: Dornröschen), also titled in English as The Sleeping Beauty in the Woods...
- briar rose, Rosa rubiginosa The unincorporated community of Sweet Briar, Virginia Sweet Briar College, a liberal arts women's college in Sweet Briar,...
- is formed of briar (also spelled brier), which is a common name for any of a number of unrelated thorny plants, it may be called a briar patch. Plants...
- Briar Hill may refer to: Briar Hill, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill, Calgary, a neighbourhood of Calgary...
- space called the Briar Patch. At some point during a battle with the Son'a, Commander Riker states that it is "time to use the Briar Patch the way Br'er...
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