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briar:

see brierbrier
or briar,
name sometimes given any thorny plant, more specifically the sweetbrier, and the greenbrier. French brier, or brierroot, is a name for the root of the European white heath so widely used in the manufacture of smoking pipes.
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briar

, brier
1. an ericaceous shrub, Erica arborea, of S Europe, having a hard woody root (briarroot)
2. a tobacco pipe made from the root of this plant
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I learned of the newest drive to stamp out stogies at my favorite tobacco shop, Hugo's Humidor in San Pedro, while I was making a deposit on a handsome, reconditioned Savinelli briar pipe imported from Italy.
Would you mind putting on these deerstalkers and suck on a briar pipe, while playing a game of Cluedo?
The man took his large hand from the pocket, which down the years had been stretched quite out of shape by that constant rubbing and the demands made on the tweed by a briar pipe and a tin of tobacco.
and there was a beautiful ravenhaired girl who would sit smoking a big briar pipe.
After his death in 1949 his family emigrated to Australia and were not heard of again - until Paul pulled on his deerstalker and took a puff on his briar pipe.
Paykoc Imports is a Denver based importer of fine Turkish and Eastern goods including copper mugs for Moscow Mules, meerschaum pipes, briar pipes, Nimet porcelain, Evil Eye jewelry and accents, fine copper home decor, and so much more.
A whole new world of enjoyment will open up for you once you start discovering the various types of briar, the thousands of blends of exquisite tobaccos from all over the world, the hundreds of traditional and unusual shapes, sizes, and finishes for a pipe, and the possibilities for beautiful artwork carved into meerschaum and briar pipes.
During the First World War, British troops in the trenches in France were all supplied with its famous "white spot" brand briar pipes as standard issue.