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Synonyms for briary

having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

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After their 1963 move into Ardendale, Graham's father who had moved from The Briary to Dorridge was back visiting.
Peter Brewis set up Briary Garden Services in Consett in 2006 after 25 years as a finance officer and took on Ray Oliver in 2008.
The elderly woman was attacked by the man, who had forced his way into her house in Briary Croft, Hightown.
Flank steaks and veal chops meet their match in this peppery, black-fruited Sonoma red; plush and briary zinfandel fruitiness is darkened by the presence of petite sirah and alicante bouschet, and polished by spicy toasted oak notes from 15 months of barrel age.
A 100% zin with no oak influence, just great varietal character; plummy, briary raspberry fruit with ripe fruit aftertaste.
Simon Andrews won the other two with Briary Boy and Nimbus Stratus, the latter after emerging unscathed from a shambolic start in which two riders were unseated.
With pinpoint balance between ripeness and brightness, earthy gravelly notes in David Jeffrey's new Sonoma wine ground lovely aromatics, and briary berries are delivered with lush textures.
Peter Brewis started Briary Garden Services in Consett, County Durham, when his 25-year career in finance for the housing and education sectors came to an end.
Dark ruby; smoky, briary, red berry with red plum and stony earth; red cherry fruit with nice purity, smooth with good acid and soft tannins to balance pepper and mineral overtones in the red berry finish.
86 Hanna 2001 Alexander Valley Zinfandel (California), With a dark ruby purple color and lots of briary blackberry fruit with peppery notes, this is a corpulent wine with blueberry and chocolate flavors, low acid and broad tannins, with a red plum and spicy cocoa finish.
Elegant, briary cherry/berry fruit (close to loamy source), sprinkled with pepper.
Properties at the development currently start from pounds 160,000 for a three bedroom Briary home.
Loads of briary blackberry fruit that suddenly becomes red raspberry at the center, good structure and peppery notes in the finish; a good pinot value.
Four grapes team up in this berried, briary package with Bing cherry, pepper, and herbs.
Scott Harvey 2010 Mountain Selection Zinfandel (Amador County; $22) Welt-ripened red fruit with a dash of briary spice and a firmly structured, racy finish.