from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Marked with bars or stripes: barred prison cells; barred plumage on a bird.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having bars, striped.
- adj. Prevented.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of bar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Secured with a bar or bars: as, “the close-barred portal,”
- Furnished or made with bars: as, a five-barred gate.
- Obstructed by a bar, as a harbor.
- Striped; streaked: used especially of textile fabrics: as, “barred al of silk,”
- In music: Marked off by bars. Same as barré, 2.
- In heraldry, same as barry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked with stripes or bands
- adj. preventing entry or exit or a course of action
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