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- ‘This offering heaves with fat, rustic, briary fruit.’
- ‘So he went to where a single blackthorn limb spired above a briary thicket, rayed with fine spikes.’
- ‘Concentrated and briary, it is spurred on by the 20 per cent grenache used in the blend.’
- ‘The group recently organized a village clean up where 30 people worked on cleaning up briary overhanging trees.’
- ‘This bold, briary, palate is terrific value and will work well with hearty, meaty winter soups.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.