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Barrow 1

Syllabification: Bar·row
Pronunciation: /ˈberō/

Entry from US English dictionary

A city in north central Alaska, a commercial center on the Arctic Ocean. It is the northernmost US city; population 4,010 (est. 2008). Nearby Point Barrow is the northernmost point in the US.

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barrow 2 Line breaks: bar¦row
Pronunciation: /ˈbarəʊ/

noun

British
1A two-wheeled handcart used especially by street vendors: they sell fruit from market barrows
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  • These were all purchased from street barrows when second-hand books were sold at a cost of about sixpence each.
  • Sold from just about every avenue one could imagine (from shops to basements to barrows in the street), the drink played into the prevalent violence and insecurity in a dramatic and disastrous way.
  • He came to a corner, but she was lost in the crowd around a line of street barrows selling clothing and a little food.
1.1A wheelbarrow.
Example sentences
  • She gathered two stacks of hay into a wheelbarrow and pushed the barrow to the stall that was vacant.
  • Hundreds of navigators, ‘navvies,’ were employed to dig the canals with only spades, picks, barrows and horse and cart.
  • Ireland's popular gardener Gerry Daly dispensed barrows and pots full of helpful information for all types of gardens in a varied and interesting talk in Abbeyleix, Manor Hotel on Thursday last March 23.

Origin

Old English bearwe 'stretcher, bier', of Germanic origin; related to bear1.

Words that rhyme with barrow

arrow, farrow, harrow, Jarrow, marrow, narrow, sparrow, taro, tarot, Varro, yarrow

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barrow 3 Line breaks: bar¦row
Pronunciation: /ˈbarəʊ/

noun

Archaeology
An ancient burial mound.
Example sentences
  • Across Britain and Ireland there are thousands of Iron Age barrows and burial mounds, and hundreds of Iron Age hill forts.
  • In prehistoric Britain early agricultural communities deposited their dead in communal, highly visible locations such as chambered tombs, barrows and burial cairns.
  • With its prehistoric burial mounds, barrows and encampments, its feudal laws and time-trapped settlements, the New Forest is anything but.

Origin

Old English beorg, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch berg, German Berg 'hill, mountain'.

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barrow 4 Syllabification: bar·row
Pronunciation: /ˈberō/

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noun

A male pig castrated before maturity.

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