Meaning of brier
- a prickly plant or shrub, esp. the sweetbrier or a greenbrier.
- a tangled mass of prickly plants.
- a thorny stem or twig.
- the white heath, Erica arborea, of France and Corsica, the woody root of which is used for making tobacco pipes.
- a pipe made of brierroot.
— n. Usually Disparaging.
- (chiefly in Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee) a rustic or hillbilly, esp. one from Appalachia.
- brier (Thesaurus)