1. A situation is more difﬁcult than originally thought (to be stuck or caught in briars).
2. Someone may have barely hidden hostility toward the dreamer.
3. A period of difﬁculties, annoyances.
To see yourself caught among briars, black enemies are weaving cords of calumny and perjury intricately around you and will cause you great distress, but if you succeed in disengaging yourself from the briars, loyal friends will come to your assistance in every emergency.