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brierwood

or briarwood

[brahy-er-woo d] /ˈbraɪ ərˌwʊd/
noun
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Origin of brierwood
1865-1870
1865-70; brier2 + wood1
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  • Suppose then we smoke a pipe of peace, and Carroll extracted from the recesses of his pocket two brierwood pipes.

    Deering of Deal Latta Griswold
  • Hazletine produced a brierwood pipe and pressed some tobacco in the bowl.

    Two Boys in Wyoming Edward S. Ellis
  • brierwood glanced at the door sharply,—even fearfully,—his hand motionless on the rolls of money.

    The Young Mountaineers Charles Egbert Craddock
  • The moon had already risen when Bradley, with his brierwood pipe, preceded Richardson upon the veranda.

  • Felix nodded in dismissal, rested his elbows on the table, and again puffed away at his brierwood.

    Felix O'Day F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Out shot the brierwood like a projectile, and a giant finger wagged at the intruder.

    Leerie Ruth Sawyer
  • Supplying ourselves with the primal necessities of stout sticks and brierwood pipes we set out.

    In Jeopardy Van Tassel Sutphen
  • He had never been addicted to drink, and his only indulgence was his brierwood pipe, which was his almost inseparable companion.

    Klondike Nuggets E. S. Ellis
  • Turning, she saw her husband puffing away at his brierwood pipe.

  • Harper was in the smoker, pulling at a brierwood pipe and looking sour enough.

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