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See definition of brier on Dictionary.com
  • as inbramble
  • as inshrub
  • as inthorn
  • as inthorn

synonyms for brier

  • burr
  • cleaver
  • furze
  • gorse
  • hedge
  • nettle
  • prick
  • shrub
  • spray
  • thistle
  • thorn
  • catch weed
  • goose grass
  • prickly shrub
  • thistle sage
See also synonyms for: briery
  • foliage
  • hedge
  • shrubbery
  • thicket
  • topiary
  • tree
  • bush
  • boscage
  • bosket
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How to use brier in a sentence

Many of the boys in Blackrock school would have found a difficulty in stating the exact grounds of their regard for Mrs. Brier.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
"Now, come here," said Mrs. Brier to a little knot of boys who could not find room by the Doctor and his microscope.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
So Mrs. Brier left the room for a moment, to return again in company with the servant.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
Mrs. Brier was present, and this added to the mystery, as she was rarely seen in the library.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
The morning came, and the anxiety which the Doctor and Mrs. Brier had felt the night before was not removed but rather increased.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
There can be no doubt that the Eglantine in his time was the Sweet Brier—his notice of the sweet leaf makes this certain.
THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
Freckles turned to the trail, but he stopped at every wild brier to study the pink satin of the petals.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
In Darien, he who defloured a virgin had a brier thrust up his virile member, which generally caused death.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 1HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
But few other incidents worthy of record in these memories occurred during our stay on the Green Brier.
UNDER THE STARS AND BARSWALTER A. CLARK
Mention has been made of a panic that occurred on a night march near Green Brier river, Va., in '61.
UNDER THE STARS AND BARSWALTER A. CLARK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BRIER

  • brier
  • burr
  • catch weed
  • cleaver
  • furze
  • goose grass
  • gorse
  • hedge
  • nettle
  • prick
  • prickly shrub
  • shrub
  • spray
  • thistle
  • thistle sage
  • thorn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.