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Synonyms for brier

tangled mass of prickly plants

a thorny stem or twig

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Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips

a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries

evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes

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The stream flows under Interstate 540 and through a small office park behind the Brier Creek Commons shopping center to Lumley Road.
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Whitley Willows, by |Margaret Brier's Day.s as a mill are long gone and it has been converted into flats and desirable houses.
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By all accounts, Farrell "Lee" Brier of Eugene led a productive - even exemplary - life for most of his 62 years.
Brier, 51, of Conway, died Monday, January 25 in Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Greenfield.
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They said it's all due to the efforts of their publicity firm, owned by Nancy Brier Alter.
But on Saturday, hairdressers at Brier's cut their last strands.
A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted Ferrell Lee Brier of Drain on charges that he robbed seven Oregon banks in a spree that began in October.
Local hero Markus Brier, three times a winner of his national title, started well with a 68 and the pride of Austria should be backed to kick on this afternoon by winning his second-round threeball against Thomas Levet and Jose Maria Olazabal.
She leaves four sons: Julian Brier of Conway, MA, Anthony Brier of Concord, MA, Shawn Brier and Michael Brooks, both of Worcester; two daughters: Yvonne Brooks and Ann Marie Brooks, both of Worcester; fourteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.