Barrier gate, a heavy gate to close the opening through a barrier.Barrier reef, a form of coral reef which runs in the general direction of the shore, and incloses a lagoon channel more or less extensive.To fight at barriers, to fight with a barrier between, as a martial exercise. [Obs.]

(||Bar`ri*gu"do) n. [Native name, fr. Sp. barrigudo big-bellied.] (Zoöl.) A large, dark- colored, South American monkey, of the genus Lagothrix, having a long prehensile tail.

(Bar`ring*out") n. The act of closing the doors of a schoolroom against a schoolmaster; — a boyish mode of rebellion in schools. Swift.

(Bar"ris*ter) n. [From Bar, n.] Counselor at law; a counsel admitted to plead at the bar, and undertake the public trial of causes, as distinguished from an attorney or solicitor. See Attorney. [Eng.]

(Bar"room`) n. A room containing a bar or counter at which liquors are sold.

(Bar"row) n. [OE. barow, fr. AS. beran to bear. See Bear to support, and cf. Bier.]

1. A support having handles, and with or without a wheel, on which heavy or bulky things can be transported by hand. See Handbarrow, and Wheelbarrow.

2. (Salt Works) A wicker case, in which salt is put to drain.

(Bar"row) n. [OE. barow, bargh, AS. bearg, bearh; akin to Icel. börgr, OHG. barh, barug, G. barch. &radic95.] A hog, esp. a male hog castrated. Holland.

(Bar"row), n. [OE. bergh, AS. beorg, beorh, hill, sepulchral mound; akin to G. berg mountain, Goth. bairgahei hill, hilly country, and perh. to Skr. b&rsdothant high, OIr. brigh mountain. Cf. Berg, Berry a mound, and Borough an incorporated town.]

1. A large mound of earth or stones over the remains of the dead; a tumulus.

2. (Mining) A heap of rubbish, attle, etc.

(Bar"row*ist), n. (Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Henry Barrowe, one of the founders of Independency or Congregationalism in England. Barrowe was executed for nonconformity in 1593.

Barricader to Baseboard

(Bar`ri*cad"er) n. One who constructs barricades.

(Bar`ri*ca"do) n. & v. t. See Barricade. Shak.

(Bar"ri*er) n. [OE. barrere, barere, F. barrière, fr. barre bar. See Bar, n.]

1. (Fort.) A carpentry obstruction, stockade, or other obstacle made in a passage in order to stop an enemy.

2. A fortress or fortified town, on the frontier of a country, commanding an avenue of approach.

3. pl. A fence or railing to mark the limits of a place, or to keep back a crowd.

No sooner were the barriers opened, than he paced into the lists.
Sir W. Scott.

4. Any obstruction; anything which hinders approach or attack. "Constitutional barriers." Hopkinson.

5. Any limit or boundary; a line of separation.

'Twixt that [instinct] and reason, what a nice barrier!

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