the root wood of the brier.
certain other woods from which tobacco pipes are made.
a pipe made of brierroot.
the hard woody root of the briar, used for making tobacco pipes
any of several other woods used to make tobacco pipes
a variant spelling of briarroot Also ‘brierˌwood
brierwood. brierroot. Historical Examples Ruth Fielding on Cliff Island Alice Emerson Ruth Fielding and the Gypsies Alice B. Emerson Ruth Fielding in Moving Pictures Alice Emerson Ruth Fielding and the Gypsies Alice B. Emerson Ruth Fielding At College Alice B. Emerson A Pirate of Parts Richard Neville Ruth Fielding on Cliff Island Alice Emerson Ruth […]
one of a French breed of dogs having a long, slightly wavy coat, raised originally for herding sheep. Historical Examples Erasmus and the Age of Reformation Johan Huizinga The Memoirs of Madame Vige Lebrun Marie Louise Elisabeth Vige-Lebrun noun a medium-sized dog of an ancient French sheep-herding breed having a long rough coat of a […]
noun (Greek myth) a giant with a hundred arms and fifty heads who aided Zeus and the Olympians against the Titans Historical Examples The Virginians William Makepeace Thackeray Ask Momma R. S. Surtees Guy Livingstone; George A. Lawrence Yachting Vol. 1 Various. Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2) A Sexton of the Old […]
brier1 . Historical Examples Star Born Andre Norton The Hardy Country Charles G. Harper The Blind Lion of the Congo Elliott Whitney Cripps, the Carrier R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore Star of Mercia Blanche Devereux noun Also called tree heath. an ericaceous shrub, Erica arborea, of S Europe, having a hard woody root (briarroot) a […]