John. c. 1320–95, Scottish poet: author of The Bruce (1376), a patriotic epic poem
Contemporary Examples

And could there be anybody more different from Obama than barbour?
Barbour vs. Obama, 2012 Mark McKinnon June 27, 2009

barbour provided the ammunition in what was otherwise a friendly profile in a conservative magazine.
Haley Barbour’s Mississippi Memories Howard Kurtz December 20, 2010

“I have no doubt in my mind that these men have repented,” barbour said in an appearance on Fox News.
Haley Barbour’s Last-Minute Pardons Hurt the GOP’s Law-and-Order Image Linda Killian January 17, 2012

barbour’s decision has been applauded by prominent leaders of the African-American community.
The Scott Sisters’ Life Sentence for $11 Constantino Diaz-Duran December 30, 2010

But is the press getting itself worked into a lather over what barbour did and thought when he was a teenager?
Haley Barbour’s Mississippi Memories Howard Kurtz December 20, 2010

Historical Examples

According to barbour, he made no answer, only regretting the breaking of his good axe-shaft.
King Robert the Bruce A. F. Murison

Galusha told barbour the story of his letter to Cousin Gussie.
Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln

Another account, according to barbour, was that the King’s companion lurked in a thicket and shot the hound with an arrow.
King Robert the Bruce A. F. Murison

“You have been very kind, Mr. barbour,” he said, with impersonal civility.
McClure’s Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908 Various

“Partings should be as short as possible,” said Mr. barbour.
Aunt Phillis’s Cabin Mary H. Eastman


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