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barrow

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noun bar·row \ˈber-(ˌ)ō, ˈba-(ˌ)rō\

Definition of barrow

  1. 1 :  mountain, mound —used only in the names of hills in England

  2. 2 :  a large mound of earth or stones over the remains of the dead :  tumulus



Origin of barrow

Middle English bergh, from Old English beorg; akin to Old High German berg mountain, Sanskrit bṛhant high


First Known Use: before 12th century


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barrow

noun bar·row

Definition of barrow

  1. :  a male hog castrated before sexual maturity



Origin of barrow

Middle English barow, from Old English bearg; akin to Old High German barug barrow


First Known Use: before 12th century

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barrow

noun bar·row

Definition of barrow

  1. 1 a :  handbarrow b :  wheelbarrow

  2. 2 :  a cart with a shallow box body, two wheels, and shafts for pushing it



Origin of barrow

Middle English barew, from Old English bearwe; akin to Old English beran to carry — more at bear


First Known Use: before 12th century


Barrow

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biographical name Bar·row \ˈba-(ˌ)rō\

Definition of Barrow

  1. Isaac 1630–1677 Eng. math. & theol.




BARROW Defined for Kids

barrow

noun bar·row \ˈber-ō\

Definition of barrow

  1. 1 :  wheelbarrow

  2. 2 :  pushcart




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