the root wood of the brier.
certain other woods from which tobacco pipes are made.
a pipe made of brierroot.
a variant spelling of briarroot Also ‘brierˌwood
brierroot. Historical Examples Deering of Deal Latta Griswold Two Boys in Wyoming Edward S. Ellis The Young Mountaineers Charles Egbert Craddock A Phyllis of the Sierras Bret Harte Felix O’Day F. Hopkinson Smith Klondike Nuggets E. S. Ellis In Jeopardy Van Tassel Sutphen Leerie Ruth Sawyer Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason’s Corner Folks Charles Felton […]
Eugène [œ-zhen] /œˈʒɛn/ (Show IPA), 1858–1932, French playwright, journalist, and editor. Historical Examples Three Plays by Brieux Eugne Brieux The Sexual Question August Forel Personality in Literature Rolfe Arnold Scott-James Three Plays by Brieux Eugne Brieux Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7 Various The convolvulus Allen Norton Three Plays by Brieux Eugne Brieux […]
Nautical. a two-masted vessel square-rigged on both masts. (formerly, in the U.S. Navy) an armed brig-rigged or brigantine-rigged vessel. the compartment of a ship where prisoners are confined. a place of confinement or detention, especially in the U.S. Navy or Marines; guardhouse. brigade. brigadier. Contemporary Examples Bradley Manning: ‘I Will Recover From This … This […]
brigadier general. Contemporary Examples DOMA Struck Down: A Gay Warrior’s Joyful Day Eleanor Clift June 25, 2013 Message to Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan: America’s Greater Than Ever Michael Daly August 14, 2012 Show Trials Bring Cambodia Delayed Justice, but Where’s the Outrage? Lennox Samuels November 29, 2011 abbreviation brigadier general brigadier general