• WordNet 3.6
    • n brierwood wood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea; used to make tobacco pipes
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n brierwood The wood of the brier-root, used for making tobacco-pipes.
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In literature:

The moon had already risen when Bradley, with his brierwood pipe, preceded Richardson upon the veranda.
"A Phyllis of the Sierras" by Bret Harte
Tell me, Major, you've been going to Brierwood this winter just as usual?
"Uncle Noah's Christmas Inspiration" by Leona Dalrymple
Turning, she saw her husband puffing away at his brierwood pipe.
"Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks" by Charles Felton Pidgin
Amos Brierwood pondered for a few minutes.
"The Young Mountaineers" by Charles Egbert Craddock
Out shot the brierwood like a projectile, and a giant finger wagged at the intruder.
"Leerie" by Ruth Sawyer
Harper was in the smoker, pulling at a brierwood pipe and looking sour enough.
"Frank Merriwell's New Comedian" by Burt L. Standish

In news:

Albany police investigating armed robbery on Brierwood Drive.
Two Albany men were robbed shortly before midnight Wednesday at 2415 Brierwood Drive after armed men burst into their apartment.