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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.

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- Briars, Brier, or Briers may refer to: Briar, or brier, common name for a number of unrelated thorny plants that form thicket Brier (surname) Briers, a surname...
- The Tim Hortons Brier, or simply (and more commonly) the Brier (French: Le Brier), is the annual Canadian men's curling championship, sanctioned by Curling...
- The Brier Score is a strictly proper score function or strictly proper scoring rule that measures the accuracy of probabilistic predictions. For unidimensional...
- Brier is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Bob Brier (born 1943), American Egyptologist Kathy Brier (born 1975), American actor and...
- The 2021 Tim Hortons Brier, Canada's national men's curling championship, was held from March 5 to 14 at the Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic...
- The 2019 Tim Hortons Brier, Canada's national men's curling championship, was held from March 2 to 10 at Westoba Place in Brandon, Manitoba. In the final...
- 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...
- David Briers CBE (14 January 1934 – 17 February 2013) was an English actor. His fifty-year career encomp****ed film, radio, stage and television. Briers first...
- six Grand Slams in his career before his team qualified for their first Brier, Canada's national championship in 2016. He is noted as one of the top curlers...
- Hortons Brier champion with teammates Mark Nichols, Brett Gallant, and Geoff Walker. Their win in 2017 was Newfoundland and Labrador's first Brier title...