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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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Briary currently covers the Stanley and Consett area and Mr Brewis aims to build a network across the North East.
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A wild-edged wine, with hefty tannins and smoked meat under inky plum, briary berry, and resiny herbs touched with violets and chocolate.
A rich, complex wine that displays a deeply scented bouquet with briary, black cherry flavors that coat the palate with a wonderful spicy lushness without being too tannic or alcoholic and concludes in a finish that is delicious now; will continue to develop and delight.
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Big, briary nose; raspberry and spice flavors; moderate tannins; medium finish; a nice wine.
Plush, briary dark fruit, mocha, black pepper, and violets balanced with muscular tannins.
Syrah: a rustic wine, full of dark plums and briary blackberries, edged with sweet pipe tobacco smoke.
Intense and briary, with cedar and mocha under berries and cherries.
This one has a fascinating spiced tea, briary, molasses-like aroma and appealing cherry cola, licorice, and rustic meat flavors.
Lean, briary red fruit and coffee aromas are balanced with tannins and oak for a great model of a Napa Cab.