briery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brier +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

briery ‎(comparative more briery, superlative most briery)

  1. Alternative spelling of briary
    • 2007 June 29, Jennifer Steinhauer, “Mrs. McCain, Demure in 2000, Is Speaking Up in a Steely Tone”[1], New York Times:
      But Mrs. McCain is clearly not interested in having her husband take a beating at the expense of his family or enduring accusations about his briery temperament.

Noun[edit]

briery ‎(plural brieries)

  1. A place where briars grow.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Huloet to this entry?)