Blas, or barbudo, as we called the giant, was seated on a log sipping mat.
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barbed wire. Historical Examples Anybody would have thought a barbwire worm had crawled onto Joe Kivelson’s chair seat under him. Four-Day Planet Henry Beam Piper “I see you’ve been getting busy with the barbwire,” he remarked, when he rose from the table and led the way out to the porch. The Long Shadow B. M. […]
the beard. a hair of the head. Contemporary Examples “We are going to fight like hell to win—with or without the national Democrats,” barba says. The Dems’ Cold Cash Calculus Samuel P. Jacobs September 7, 2010 I suspect that since lunch was my treat, barba took me to his favorite restaurant. Cocaine, Politicians and Wives: […]
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barbican. Historical Examples barbacan, or Barbican, a fortification to a castle outside the walls, generally at the end of the drawbridge in front of the gate. The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood Behind Eagle Cliff, almost isolating it from the mountain, of which it is the barbacan, a hideous ravine yawns upon the […]