or bri·ar·wood

[brahy-er-woo d]


Origin of brierwood

First recorded in 1865–70; brier2 + wood1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for brierwood

Historical Examples of brierwood

  • Hazletine produced a brierwood pipe and pressed some tobacco in the bowl.

    Two Boys in Wyoming

    Edward S. Ellis

  • The moon had already risen when Bradley, with his brierwood pipe, preceded Richardson upon the veranda.

  • He had never been addicted to drink, and his only indulgence was his brierwood pipe, which was his almost inseparable companion.

    Klondike Nuggets

    E. S. Ellis

  • Felix nodded in dismissal, rested his elbows on the table, and again puffed away at his brierwood.

    Felix O'Day

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • Suppose then we smoke a pipe of peace, and Carroll extracted from the recesses of his pocket two brierwood pipes.

    Deering of Deal

    Latta Griswold