(Bar"ru*let) n. [Dim. of bar, n.] (Her.) A diminutive of the bar, having one fourth its width.

(Bar"ru*ly) a. (Her.) Traversed by barrulets or small bars; — said of the field.

(Bar"ry) a. (Her.) Divided into bars; — said of the field.

(Barse) n. [AS. bears, bærs, akin to D. baars, G. bars, barsch. Cf. 1st Bass, n.] The common perch. See 1st Bass. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

(Bar"tend`er) n. A barkeeper.

(Bar"ter) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bartered (-terd); p. pr. & vb. n. Bartering.] [OE. bartren, OF. barater, bareter, to cheat, exchange, perh. fr. Gr. pra`ttein to do, deal use practices or tricks, or perh. fr. Celtic; cf. Ir. brath treachery, W. brad. Cf. Barrator.] To traffic or trade, by exchanging one commodity for another, in distinction from a sale and purchase, in which money is paid for the commodities transferred; to truck.

(Bar"ter), v. t. To trade or exchange in the way of barter; to exchange (frequently for an unworthy consideration); to traffic; to truck; — sometimes followed by away; as, to barter away goods or honor.

(Bar"ter), n.

1. The act or practice of trafficking by exchange of commodities; an exchange of goods.

The spirit of huckstering and barter.

2. The thing given in exchange.

Syn. — Exchange; dealing; traffic; trade; truck.

(Bar"ter*er) n. One who barters.

(Bar"ter*y) n. Barter. [Obs.] Camden.

(Barth) n. [Etymol. unknown.] A place of shelter for cattle. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

Bartholomew tide
(Bar*thol"o*mew tide`) Time of the festival of St. Bartholomew, August 24th. Shak.

(Bar"ti*zan`) n. [Cf. Brettice.] (Arch.) A small, overhanging structure for lookout or defense, usually projecting at an angle of a building or near an entrance gateway.

(Bart"lett) n. (Bot.) A Bartlett pear, a favorite kind of pear, which originated in England about 1770, and was called Williams' Bonchrétien. It was brought to America, and distributed by Mr. Enoch Bartlett, of Dorchester, Massachusetts.

(Bar"ton) n. [AS. beretun courtyard, grange; bere barley + tun an inclosure.]

1. The demesne lands of a manor; also, the manor itself. [Eng.] Burton.

2. A farmyard. [Eng.] Southey.

(Bar"tram) n. (Bot.) See Bertram. Johnson.

(Bar"way`) n. A passage into a field or yard, closed by bars made to take out of the posts.

(Bar"wise`) adv. (Her.) Horizontally.

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