barlow

noun
bar·​low | \ ˈbär-ˌlō How to pronounce barlow (audio) \

Definition of barlow

: a sturdy inexpensive jackknife

First Known Use of barlow

1779, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for barlow

Barlow, family of 18th century English knife makers

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“Barlow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barlow. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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Barlow biographical name

Bar·​low | \ ˈbär-ˌlō How to pronounce Barlow (audio) \

Definition of Barlow

Joel 1754–1812 American poet and diplomat

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