Origin of greenbrier
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In one of these wanderings he came on some of the waters of Greenbrier river.Chronicles of Border Warfare
Alexander Scott Withers
Of these, Gaula, New river and Greenbrier are the principal.A New Guide for Emigrants to the West
J. M. Peck
Waiter, bring an absinthe frappé and—what's yours, Greenbrier?
"They're on me," said Greenbrier, blowing a puff of smoke to the ceiling.
"They're on you," chanted Greenbrier, struggling to conceal his contempt.
- any of several prickly climbing plants of the liliaceous genus Smilax, esp S. rotundifolia of the eastern US, which has small green flowers and blackish berriesAlso called: cat brier
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