noun bar·bery \ˈbärbərē\

Definition of barbery



  1. :  the craft of a barber a fashionable dentist … who seems to have graduated from barbery to dentistry — Harvey Graham

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Origin and Etymology of barbery

Middle French barberie, from barbier barber (from barbe beard, from Latin barba) + -ie -y — more at beard

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capable of being understood in two ways

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