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Gardening, berry-picking, and she helped with the gooseberries, the briery vines she did not like.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
They have a most unkind preference for briery bushes, that discourage human intimacy.
BIRD NEIGHBORSNELTJE BLANCHAN
The little things, the little briery things of life were holding her fast, tripping her headlong desires.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
To-day we passed through what is called the Glades and Wilderness, to the Briery mountain.
LIFE AND LABORS OF ELDER JOHN KLINE, THE MARTYR MISSIONARYJOHN KLINE
The sower opened his hand as freely in crossing the highway or the patch of briery ground as anywhere else.
LIFE AND LABORS OF ELDER JOHN KLINE, THE MARTYR MISSIONARYJOHN KLINE
Here at the foot of the slope the winter sun lay warm, and here in the sheltered briery border I came upon the Christmas birds.
MODERN PROSE AND POETRY; FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLSVARIOUS
Briery Cottage, which Mrs. Leslie had hired for the month, was very satisfactory in every way but one.
THE GOOD SHIP ROVERROBINA F. HARDY
Here he loves to hide in such low, briery, bushy tangles as the chat and catbird choose.
BIRDS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOWNELTJE BLANCHAN
The edges of some leaves are as briery as the leaves of holly, others are comparatively smooth.
AMERICAN FOREST TREESHENRY H. GIBSON
Here at the foot of the slope the winter sun lay warm, and here in the sheltered, briery border I came upon the Christmas birds.
WINTERDALLAS LORE SHARP
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BRIERY

  • aciculate
  • acuate
  • acuminate
  • acuminous
  • acute
  • apical
  • barbed
  • briery
  • cuspate
  • cuspidate
  • fine
  • ground fine
  • honed
  • horned
  • jagged
  • keen
  • keen-edged
  • knife-edged
  • needle-pointed
  • needlelike
  • peaked
  • pointed
  • pointy
  • prickly
  • pronged
  • razor-sharp
  • salient
  • serrated
  • sharp-edged
  • spiked
  • spiky
  • spiny
  • splintery
  • stinging
  • tapered
  • tapering
  • thorny
  • tined
  • tipped
  • unblunted
  • whetted
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