n. field of thorns, field of thistles adj. prickly, thorny

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  • Briery — Bri er*y, n. A place where briers grow. Huloet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • briery — (Roget s Thesaurus II) also briary adjective Full of sharp needlelike protuberances: echinate, prickly, pricky, spiny, thistly, thorny. See SHARP …   English dictionary for students

  • briery — bri·ery …   English syllables

  • briery — adjective having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc. a horse with a short bristly mane bristly shrubs burred fruits setaceous whiskers • Syn: ↑barbed, ↑barbellate, ↑briary …   Useful english dictionary

  • Briery Creek Wildlife Management Area — is a protected area located in Prince Edward County, Virginia. With terrain typical of south central Piedmont, it sits along Briery Creek Lake, which was formed by the damming of Briery Creek and Little Briery Creek. Much of the area was used for …   Wikipedia

  • Briery, Virginia — Briery is an unincorporated community in Prince Edward County, Virginia, United States.Reference* [ FID:1495298 GNIS reference] …   Wikipedia

  • Briery Mountain Wildlife Management Area — Geobox|Protected Area name = Briery Mountain Wildlife Management Area native name = other name = other name1 = category = West Virginia Wildlife Management Area image caption = Ruffed Grouse ( Bonasa umbellus ) is found in the Briery Mountain WMA …   Wikipedia

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