having short, stiff hairs.
Pappus of 15–40 capillary bristles, manifestly plumose or only barbellate.
The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States Asa Gray
(of plants or plant organs) covered with barbs, hooks, or bristles
(of animals) possessing bristles or barbels
barbecue. pieces of beef, fowl, fish, or the like, roasted over an open hearth, especially when basted in a barbecue sauce. a framework, as a grill or a spit, or a fireplace for cooking meat or vegetables over an open fire. a dressed steer, lamb, or other animal, roasted whole. a meal, usually in the […]
a person whose occupation it is to cut and dress the hair of customers, especially men, and to shave or trim the beard. frost smoke (def 1). to trim or dress the hair or beard of. Samuel, 1910–81, U.S. composer. Contemporary Examples While I firmly believe that, it’s not quite true that I never go […]
- Barber chair
a chair used by barbers, adjustable in height and having an adjustable headrest, back, and footrest. English Furniture. a corner chair having a solid splat extending above the toprail to form a headrest. Historical Examples You know, the barber chair is only so far from the sink, but there’s not room for two men between […]
- Barber college
a school that trains barbers. Historical Examples The street was full of men carrying heat pistols, moving restlessly, facing the barber college. Rebels of the Red Planet Charles Louis Fontenay The employment agency will notify you to appear at the barber college for an interview. Rebels of the Red Planet Charles Louis Fontenay He was […]