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Definition of "briony" [bri•o•ny]

  • Alternative form of bryony. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "briony" in a sentence
  • "On the grey walls, the moss had fastened, and, round the pointed windows of the chapel, the ivy and the briony hung in many"
  • "Another gate delivered them into the second court, grass-grown, and more wild than the first, where, as she surveyed through the twilight its desolation — its lofty walls, overtopt with briony, moss and nightshade, and the embattled towers that rose above, — long-suffering and murder came to her thoughts."
  • "She looked fearfully on the almost roofless walls, green with damps, and on the gothic points of the windows, where the ivy and the briony had long supplied the place of glass, and ran mantling among the broken capitals of some columns, that had once supported the roof."