How to use Briers in a sentence
When Cicero was quaestor in Sicily (75 B.C.), he found the tomb of Archimedes, near the Agrigentine gate, overgrown with thorns and briers.
There are two garden varieties, commonly called Austrian Briers, one with yellow flowers, the other orange-red, both beautiful for a sunny spot.
The vegetation consists almost entirely of scrubby bushes of several varieties, including tamarisks and wild briers, of reeds (kamish), and of grass on the yaylaks (pasture-grounds) of the middle ranges.Advertisement