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See definition of briar on Dictionary.com
  • as inburr
  • as inbush

synonyms for briar

  • accent
  • circle
  • cut
  • halo
  • knob
  • notch
  • ring
  • sticker
  • washer
  • whetstone
  • backwoods
  • bramble
  • brush
  • chaparral
  • creeper
  • forest
  • hedge
  • hinterland
  • jungle
  • outback
  • plant
  • scrub
  • scrubland
  • shrubbery
  • thicket
  • vine
  • wilderness
  • backcountry
  • boscage
  • the wild
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How to use briar in a sentence

On, ever on, in the darkness and the mire, through clumps of whin and stray bushes of wild briar.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Unmistakably, up from the paper rose the strong, vivid scent—of a briar-wood pipe.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
All England hath paid his taxes with my patrimony: I was a sheep that left my wool on every briar.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He loiters with the briar rose,— The blue-belles are his play-fellows,That dance upon their slender stem.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
My coat was torn on a briar; I fired my gun at a crow as I went over the fields to my cottage.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
Then after having dug up a few small roots of the sweet briar, and placed them at intervals on the newly-turned earth.
HARDSCRABBLEJOHN RICHARDSON
These instances are gratifying to select—it is plucking the sweet-briar and the rose from the weeds that overspread the garden.
PORTRAITS OF CURIOUS CHARACTERS IN LONDON, &C. &C.ANONYMOUS
So he stayed in the briar bush that night and had berries for breakfast, and the next day he had another adventure.
UNCLE WIGGILY'S TRAVELSHOWARD R. GARIS
Its clothing hung on it in tatters, and the exposed flesh was bolo-gashed and briar-torn.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
A nice old briar, with a good long stem of what the tobacconists call amber.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 26, FEBRUARY 1893VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BRIAR

  • accent
  • briar
  • circle
  • cut
  • halo
  • knob
  • notch
  • ring
  • sticker
  • washer
  • whetstone
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.