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Definition of Brier

Brier
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 Brier from wikipedia

- Briars or Brier may refer to: Briar (thicket) (also spelt brier), common name for a number of unrelated thorny plants that form thickets. Brier (surname)...
- Brier is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Bob Brier (born 1943), American Egyptologist Kathy Brier (born 1975), American actor and...
- The Brier Score is a proper score function that measures the accuracy of probabilistic predictions. For uni dimensional predictions, it is strictly equivalent...
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- Robert Brier (/ˈbraɪ.ər/; born December 13, 1943) is an American Egyptologist specializing in paleopathology. A Senior Research Fellow at Long Island...
- David Briers, CBE (14 January 1934 – 17 February 2013) was an English actor. His fifty-year career encomp****ed television, stage, film and radio. Briers first...
- The 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, Canada's national men's curling championship, will be held from March 5 to 14 at the Markin McPhail Centre at Canada Olympic...
- Brier Island is an island in the Bay of Fundy in Digby County, Nova Scotia. The island is the westernmost part of Nova Scotia and the southern end of...
- Brier Hill is a neighborhood in Youngstown, Ohio, that was once viewed as the city's "Little Italy" district. The neighborhood, which was the site of...
- Kathy Brier (born March 10, 1975) is an American actress and singer, known for her work on ABC soap opera One Life to Live and the Broadway production...
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