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Definition of Barb

Barb n. means: One of the side branches of a feather, which collectively constitute the vane. See Feather.

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Barb n. means: One of the side branches of a feather, which collectively constitute the vane. See Feather.

Meaning of Barb

Barb (n.) means: One of the side branches of a feather, which collectively constitute the vane. See Feather.

More meanings / definitions of Barb or words, sentences containing Barb?

Barb (v. t.): To clip; to mow.

Barb (n.): A bit for a horse.

Barbing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Barb

Barbed (imp. & p. p.): of Barb

Barb (n.): Armor for a horse. Same as 2d Bard, n., 1.

Barb (v. t.): To shave or dress the beard of.

Barbule (n.): A very minute barb or beard.

Barb (n.): Beard, or that which resembles it, or grows in the place of it.

Barb (n.): A muffler, worn by nuns and mourners.

Barb (n.): A hair or bristle ending in a double hook.

Barbel (n.): Barbs or paps under the tongued of horses and cattle. See 1st Barb, 3.

Jag (n.): A notch; a cleft; a barb; a ragged or sharp protuberance; a denticulation.

Barb (n.): A blackish or dun variety of the pigeon, originally brought from Barbary.

Runt (a.): A variety of domestic pigeon, related to the barb and carrier.

Barde (n.): A piece of defensive (or, sometimes, ornamental) armor for a horse's neck, breast, and flanks; a barb. [Often in the pl.]

Barb (n.): A southern name for the kingfishes of the eastern and southeastern coasts of the United States; -- also improperly called whiting.

Harl (n.): A barb, or barbs, of a fine large feather, as of a peacock or ostrich, -- used in dressing artificial flies.

Beard (n.): A barb or sharp point of an arrow or other instrument, projecting backward to prevent the head from being easily drawn out.

Barb (n.): Paps, or little projections, of the mucous membrane, which mark the opening of the submaxillary glands under the tongue in horses and cattle. The name is mostly applied when the barbs are inflamed and swollen.

Barb (v. t.): To furnish with barbs, or with that which will hold or hurt like barbs, as an arrow, fishhook, spear, etc.

Barb (n.): The Barbary horse, a superior breed introduced from Barbary into Spain by the Moors.

Barb (n.): One of the side branches of a feather, which collectively constitute the vane. See Feather.

Butt shaft (): An arrow without a barb, for shooting at butts; an arrow.

Barbary (n.): The countries on the north coast of Africa from Egypt to the Atlantic. Hence: A Barbary horse; a barb. [Obs.] Also, a kind of pigeon.

Kingfish (n.): An American marine food fish of the genus Menticirrus, especially M. saxatilis, or M. nebulosos, of the Atlantic coast; -- called also whiting, surf whiting, and barb.

Barbed (a.): Furnished with a barb or barbs; as, a barbed arrow; barbed wire.

Barb (n.): The point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook, etc., to prevent it from being easily extracted. Hence: Anything which stands out with a sharp point obliquely or crosswise to something else.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Barb

Meaning of BARB

BARB means: Barb is slang for Phenobarbital. Barb is slang for barbiturate.

Meaning of barb

barb means: Depressants

Meaning of BARB

BARB means: barbiturates; also depressants

Meaning of BARB

BARB means: Buy Abroad but Rent in Britain

Meaning of D. A.

D. A. means: A man's long hair style with the sides combed to the back of the head, then parted with a downward stroke of the comb. Barb Dwyer is a cut-throat businesswoman.

Meaning of cut-throat

cut-throat means: Cold, unemotional (person). Barb Dwyer is a cut-throat businesswoman.

Meaning of potty finger

potty finger means:   When your riding partner has taken offense to something said or done to him/her, the partner extends the middle finger of either hand in the traditional manner.  Also used to let the person in front of you know their barb or action has struck home.

Meaning of Barb

Barb means: To clip; to mow.

Meaning of Barb

Barb means: A bit for a horse.

Meaning of Barbing

Barbing means: of Barb

Meaning of Barbed

Barbed means: of Barb

Meaning of Barb

Barb means: Armor for a horse. Same as 2d Bard, n., 1.

Meaning of Barb

Barb means: To shave or dress the beard of.

Meaning of Barbule

Barbule means: A very minute barb or beard.

Meaning of Barb

Barb means: Beard, or that which resembles it, or grows in the place of it.

Meaning of Barb

Barb means: A muffler, worn by nuns and mourners.

Meaning of Barb

Barb means: A hair or bristle ending in a double hook.

Meaning of Barbel

Barbel means: Barbs or paps under the tongued of horses and cattle. See 1st Barb, 3.

Meaning of Jag

Jag means: A notch; a cleft; a barb; a ragged or sharp protuberance; a denticulation.

Meaning of Barb

Barb means: A blackish or dun variety of the pigeon, originally brought from Barbary.

Meaning of Runt

Runt means: A variety of domestic pigeon, related to the barb and carrier.

Meaning of Barde

Barde means: A piece of defensive (or, sometimes, ornamental) armor for a horse's neck, breast, and flanks; a barb. [Often in the pl.]

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Bow means: To play (music) with a bow.

Meaning of Captain

Captain means: Chief; superior.

Meaning of Heavy

Heavy means: With child; pregnant.

Meaning of Varicous

Varicous means: Varicose.

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frog means: Frenchman (offensive). No matter what you say, the frogs still make the best wine.

Meaning of Mrs. Grundy

Mrs. Grundy means: A priggish or prudish person. She is such a Mrs. Grundy that she refuses to go into the water.

Meaning of dope fiend

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