wild brier

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Historical Examples of wild brier

  • There was a wild-brier rose there that had been planted by Mrs. Marsden's grandmother.

  • Tangled masses of wild-brier and lichens surrounded its base, and pushed their way in through the open, dismantled doorway.

  • There was a sort of rugged entrance at its base, over which the wild-brier and honeysuckle had formed a natural arch.

    Bits of Blarney

    R. Shelton Mackenzie

  • They were only wild-brier roses; the real roses, as she called them, grew but reluctantly in this Northern air.

    Anne

    Constance Fenimore Woolson


British Dictionary definitions for wild brier

wild brier

noun
  1. another name for wild rose
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