Wire with clusters of short, sharp spikes set at intervals along it, used to make fences or in warfare as an obstruction.
More example sentences
- A tall, impenetrable wall with barbed wire and sharp metal spikes on top surrounded the entire complex.
- Consider using barbed wire or razor wire at the top of fences for added security.
- Stupid people behind picket fences and barbed wire fences voted for these stupid leaders.
Definition of barbed wire in:
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