ringworm of the bearded areas of the face and neck, characterized by reddish patches; tinea barbae.
any of various fungal infections of the bearded portion of the neck and face Technical name tinea barbae
barber’s itch bar·ber’s itch (bär’bərz)
Any of various skin eruptions on the face and neck, especially ringworm of the beard. Also called folliculitis barbae, tinea barbae, tinea sycosis.
- Barber of seville
Italian Il barbiere di Siviglia. a comic opera (1816) by Gioacchino Rossini based on a comedy (1775) by Beaumarchais.
- Barber pole
a pole with red and white spiral stripes symbolizing the barber’s former sideline of surgery. Historical Examples It is designed on the principle of the double stripes on a barber pole. The Car That Went Abroad Albert Bigelow Paine Also a cow with two calves—one a dark red one, and one spotted, even to its […]
Also called, especially British, barber’s shop. the place of business of a barber. the singing of four-part harmony in barbershop style or the music sung in this style. specializing in the unaccompanied part-singing of popular songs in which four voices move in close, highly chromatic harmony: a barbershop quartet. characteristic of such part-singing. Contemporary Examples […]
a member of a barbershop singing group.