Definition of Brierwood

1. Noun. Wood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea; used to make tobacco pipes.

Exact synonyms: Briarwood, Brier-wood
Substance meronyms: Briarroot
Generic synonyms: Wood



Definition of Brierwood

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brierwood

briefman
briefmen
briefness
briefnesses
briefs
brier-wood
brier patch
briered
brierier
brieriest
brierpatch
brierroot
brierroots
briers
brierwood (current term)
brierwoods
bries
brifentanil
brig
brigade
brigaded
brigader
brigaders
brigades
brigadier
brigadier general
brigadier generals
brigadiers

Literary usage of Brierwood

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1. Worthies of Buckinghamshire and Men of Note of that County by Robert Gibbs (1888)
"The brierwood family were the occupiers of Place House, Horton. Robert brierwood, who was of Chester, was eminent in his day, having served the office of ..."

2. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1872)
"I begin to think Weston was right, and that some association with your stay at brierwood Farm made this visit painful to you!' The dark stern face flushed, ..."

3. The Cheshire Sheaf edited by Francis Sanders, William Ferguson Irvine, J. Brownbill (1896)
"He was son of John brierwood, sheriff of this city : which John was son of ... John had a younger brother called Edward brierwood, the famous scholar of ..."

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