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barbed wire

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noun \ˈbärb(d)-ˈwī(-ə)r, ˈbäb(d)-\

Simple Definition of barbed wire

  • : wire that has sharp points and that is often used for fences

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of barbed wire

  1. :  twisted wires armed with barbs or sharp points —called also barbwire

1866

First Known Use of barbed wire

1866


BARBED WIRE Defined for Kids

barbed wire

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Definition of barbed wire for Students

  1. :  wire that has sharp points and is often used for fences




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