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barton Line breaks: bar¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːt(ə)n/

Definition of barton in English:


A farmyard.
Example sentences
  • In the lonely barton by yonder coomb.


Old English bere-tūn, from bere 'barley' + tūn 'enclosed piece of land, homestead, village'.

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