Sweetbrier

Word SWEETBRIER
Character 10
Hyphenation sweet bri er
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Sweetbrier"

What do we mean by sweetbrier?

A rose (Rosa rubiginosa syn. R. eglanteria) native to Eurasia, having prickly stems, fragrant leaves, bright pink flowers, and scarlet hips. noun

The; eglantine, Rosa rubiginosa, a native of Europe and central Asia, introduced in the eastern United States. noun

A kind of rose (Rosa rubiginosa) with minutely glandular and fragrant foliage. The small-flowered sweetbrier is Rosa micrantha. noun

A Eurasian rose, Rosa eglanteria, having prickly stems, fragrant leaves, pink flowers and red hips noun

Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips noun

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The word "sweetbrier" in example sentences

His wife led the way up a little winding path, which, after threading some thickets of sweetbrier and honeysuckle, conducted to the back-door of a small garden. ❋ Unknown (2004)

He showed the large stem of the sweetbrier under which they passed as they went into the house, such as Arnold had seen hanging over many a New-England porch, large enough for many initials to be carved upon it. ❋ Various (N/A)

And then Polly got some white lilies, and I got some sweetbrier sprigs, and laid round her in the coffin. ❋ Various (N/A)

In at the open door, whose frame is arabesqued with hanging sprays of sweetbrier, with the pendent nest, with fluttering moth-wings sunshine-dusted, with crowds of bursting buds, pours the mellow sun in one great stream, pours from the peach-orchards the fragrant breeze laden with bird-song. ❋ Various (N/A)

The sweetbrier trails its pink fingers through the water. ❋ Various (N/A)

Even now I can almost feel the daisies brushing against my feet, while walking up the narrow lane on our way to church, -- can see the sweetbrier by the red gate, and myself giving Rachel one of its blossoms. ❋ Various (N/A)

On gold-green turf, sweetbrier and wild pink rose! ❋ Various (N/A)

The scent of pink clover mingled with the odor of grasses and the delicate perfume of sweetbrier. ❋ Anna Balmer Myers (N/A)

A little sweetbrier rose fell out from the white lace about her face, against the soft brown of her hair. ❋ Various (N/A)

There were other reds, too, along the way -- the sumac flaming scarlet against the gray fence-rails; the sweetbrier, crimson-spotted with berries; the creeper, clinging with ruddy fingers to dead tree-trunks; the maple leaves rosy with first frosts. ❋ Temple Bailey (N/A)

But every night a sweetbrier bush threw from one tomb to the other its flowery branches. ❋ Various (N/A)

Among their green robes may be seen thousands of beautiful wild-flowers, -- the sweet-scented laurustinus, all sorts of running vetches and wild sweet-pea, the delicate vases of dewy morning-glories, clusters of eglantine or sweetbrier roses, fragrant acacia-blossoms covered with bees and buzzing flies, the gold of glowing gorses, and scores of purple and yellow flowers, of which I know not the names. ❋ Various (N/A)

There is an odor of sweetbrier about, hovering in the warm, still air, except at such times as the breeze freshens a bit, and brings round the shoulder of the hill the cold, strange scent of the rocks and the sea beyond. ❋ Various (N/A)

He held out his hand; Champney handed him a sweetbrier and a tobacco pouch. ❋ Mary E. Waller (N/A)

The cool air of the twilight was scented with sweetbrier. ❋ Various (N/A)

In the little brown house with its overhanging cherry tree, which tapped the roof and scratched the attic window-panes, and with its sweetbrier under the window, the children lived a simple and happy life. ❋ Charles Herbert Sylvester (N/A)

Young girls, crowned with sweetbrier and other flowers, made a long cortege through the Corso, under arches, and sang choruses on the new grass. ❋ Various (N/A)

For the rest, a bit of honeysuckle was trained up one side of the porch, and at the small wooden gate there were two bushes of sweetbrier that filled the warm air with fragrance. ❋ Various (N/A)

Not the pale and ghastly creature who had haunted him during those wild hours, but Sheila herself, singing some snatches of a song, and engaged in watering the two bushes of sweetbrier at the gate. ❋ Various (N/A)

They had talked with each other but a few moments, by the sweetbrier-shaded window in the best room, when Mrs. Scudder appeared at the door of the apartment, with traces of tears upon her cheeks. ❋ Various (N/A)

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