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barber

noun

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a person who cuts and arranges hair
  • went to the barber to get his hair cut and his beard trimmed

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The first known use of barber was in the 14th century

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“Barber.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/barber. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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