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2 definitions found
 for briary
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  briary \briary\ adj.
     1. having or covered with protective barbs or quills or
        spines or thorns etc.; -- of plants or animals.
  
     Syn: barbed, barbellate, briery, bristly, burred, burry,
          prickly, spiny, thorny.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  briary
      adj 1: having or covered with protective barbs or quills or
             spines or thorns or setae etc.; "a horse with a short
             bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits";
             "setaceous whiskers" [syn: barbed, barbellate,
             briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred,
             burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny,
             thorny]

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