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barbed
American English: /bɑrbd/
British English: /bɑːbd/

Translation of barbed in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • Their half-hearted shower of arrows thickened and turned the air black with sharp, barbed, and vile arrows.
    • My words seemed to fasten like barbed arrows in the souls of men.
    • Arrows and barbed harpoons were placed near the right leg; milling stones, awls, chisels, knives, and other offerings were set to the left of the body.

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