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  • adj. comparative form of briny: more briny


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  • It's not a smell we get on the ferry boats I've ridden many times since, it's both brinier and more engine-like, with none of the fish or seaweed smells you get on the ocean nearer shore.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Little clouds of faint violet – coloured mist rise from the lower and brinier portions of the pack, which stretches unbroken to the horizon.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • In the broadest terms, those raised on the east coast -- referred to generically as Blue Points -- have a brinier, more metallic flavor than their cousins from the west, which are less saline and have more subtle fruit and vegetable undertones.

    Chicago Reader

  • It's always slightly different-sometimes cloudier, sometimes more golden, sometimes brinier, sometimes more oniony, sometimes with a little more fat floating on top.

    Chicago Reader


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