Definition of Briars

1. Noun. (plural of briar) ¹



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Definition of Briars

1. briar [n] - See also: briar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Briars

breying
breys
brezilin
brezinaite
brianite
brianroulstonite
brianyoungite
briar pipe
briard
briards
briared
briarroot
briarroots
briars (current term)
briartite
briarwood
briarwoods
bribable
bribe
bribeable
bribed
bribee
bribees
bribeless
briber
briberies
bribers

Literary usage of Briars

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1. Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the Epistle to the Hebrews by Albert Barnes (1861)
"But that which beareth thorns and briars is rejected. That is, by the farmer or owner. It is abandoned as worthless. The force of the comparison here is, ..."

2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1852)
"briars and iron weeds are the most troublesome plants we have to contend with. briars are easily killed by mowing close in June and in the early part of ..."

3. American Ballads and Songs by Louise Pound (1922)
"22 (A) THE BAMBOO briars One night as they was sitting courting Two villains overheard, Saying, "This courtship it shall be ended, We will send him along to ..."

4. The Annals of the English Bible by Christopher Anderson (1845)
"It is an hedge or grove of briars, wherein if thou be caught, it is impossible to get out, but that if thou lose thyself in one place, thou art tangled and ..."

5. The Prophecies of Isaiah: A New Translation with Commentary and Appendices by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1884)
"Thorns and briars] Emblems of the wicked, as 2 Sam. xxiii. 6. There is a verbal parallel in x. 17, 18. 50 Every one eating: . ..."

6. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"... in pathless woods, over hills and mountains, through large cane swamps, full of grape-vines and briars, over broad lakes, rapid rivers and deep creeks; ..."

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