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Origin of brier1
OTHER WORDS FROM brierbri·er·y, adjective
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Definition for brier (2 of 3)
Origin of brier2
Definition for brier (3 of 3)
noun Usually Disparaging.
Origin of brier3
usage note for brier
Example sentences from the Web for brier
Democrats want to be thrown in that brier patch—it might be their best chance to win the midterms.
Lampe fled through bush and brier, Petz always close upon his heels.The Russian Grandmother's Wonder Tales|Louise Seymour Houghton
And he sat there until he had bitten clean through the amber mouthpiece, so that the brier bowl fell clattering to the floor.The Younger Set|Robert W. Chambers
But occasionally a substantial ball of dead leaves will be noticed, swung amid a tangle of brier.The Log of the Sun|William Beebe
The plants in all these are either a brier and a rose, or a brier and a birk.
As soon as they had gone out of my hearing I emerged from the brier thicket.Biography of a Slave|Charles Thompson