sweetbrier

Part of speech: noun

A stout prickly rose.

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Usage examples "sweetbrier":

  1. But every night a sweetbrier bush threw from one tomb to the other its flowery branches. - "The Red Lily, v2", Anatole France.
  2. An open- air man himself, who often deplored the long hours he was compelled to spend in the special atmosphere of the House of Commons, he rather envied Tod his existence in this cottage, crazed from age, and clothed with wistaria, rambler roses, sweetbrier, honeysuckle, and Virginia creeper. - "The Freelands", John Galsworthy.
  3. And therewith came a great howl of rage like an angry lion, and Humfrey bounded right over the sweetbrier fence, and cried out, 'Off, fellow! - "Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland", Charlotte M. Yonge.