briony


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briony

(ˈbraɪənɪ)
n, pl -nies
(Plants) a variant spelling of bryony
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Noun1.briony - a vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative propertiesbriony - a vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative properties
genus Bryonia - climbing perennial herbs: bryony
Bryonia alba, devil's turnip, white bryony - white-flowered vine having thick roots and bearing small black berries; Europe to Iran
Bryonia dioica, red bryony, wild hop - bryony having fleshy roots pale green flowers and very small red berries; Europe; North Africa; western Asia
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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When I had listened to all they had to tell, I began to walk up and down near Briony Lodge once more, and to think over my plan of campaign.
On the issue of this question depended whether I should continue my work at Briony Lodge, or turn my attention to the gentleman's chambers in the Temple.
I was still balancing the matter in my mind when a hansom cab drove up to Briony Lodge, and a gentleman sprang out.
It was already dusk, and the lamps were just being lighted as we paced up and down in front of Briony Lodge, waiting for the coming of its occupant.
It was a smart little landau which rattled up to the door of Briony Lodge.
Slowly and solemnly he was borne into Briony Lodge and laid out in the principal room, while I still observed the proceedings from my post by the window.
We descended and started off once more for Briony Lodge.
The door of Briony Lodge was open, and an elderly woman stood upon the steps.
David Cringles and Briony Balfour both took part in North Lanarkshire Council's Creative Residency, a unique initiative open to S4 pupils with interests in 3D design, creative writing, drawing, painting, music, printmaking, digital photography and drama.
Mum Briony Curwood, 27, told theGrimsby Telegraph: "I had Ava ten weeks early via emergency c-section, she was one pound seven ounces and she got transferred straight to Hull Women and Children's hospital because she was too small for Grimsby.
Curious Briony Tinker-Ives, eight, wanted to know if her Majesty had the biggest diamond in the world in her crown.
Now director Briony Holliday, who ran the business with her husband John, has issued the notice for the meeting of creditors, which will be held on February 23 at Tait Walker LLP, Bulman House at the Regent Centre, Gosforth.