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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A tobacco pipe made from the root of this plant; Evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes;

Usage examples (28)
  • Finaly Brad says (calm and cool) "She's lieing right there" (points to spot 10ft. from blood on road in briar thicket).
  • Hips are preferred; at least, the fruit of the briar is the first of the two to disappear.
  • To me she seems pretty much below the radar, and seen to have been pushed into the background aka the briar patch.
  • The empty briar is swishing for more
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