Briar or brier is a common name for a number of unrelated thicket-forming thorny
plants, including species in the genera "Rosa", " Rubus" and " Smilax".
Briar or Brier may also refer to:
Tim Hortons Brier(or simply "The Brier"), the Canadian men's curlingchampionship
Briar, Missouri, in Ripley County
Brier, Washington, in Snohomish County
Kathy Brier, an American actor and singer
Markus Brier, (born 1968) an Austrian golfer
Richard Briers, a British actor
Briar Moss, from the "Circle of Magic" and "Circle Opens" quartets by Tamora Pierce
The Briar King", a novel by Greg Keyes
* Black briar, a fictional top secret CIA program from the book and movie "
The Bourne Ultimatum"
*Huckleberry Briar, a district in Strawberryland from the "
Strawberry Shortcake" series, where Huckleberry Pie resides
*Briar, term used in the U.S.
Midwest, especially Ohio, for Appalachian migrants from Kentuckyand West Virginia. These migrants, seeking work in Midwestern industries, were generally considered unwelcome, therefore the analogy to a thorny weed.
Brier score, a probability-related measure
Briar woodis wood from the root of Erica arborea, used for making smoking pipes.
Briar Patch, a disambiguation page
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