a city in Apulia, S Italy, on the Adriatic Sea.
“This is another amnesty bill that Americans cannot afford,” said Barletta.
Culture Warriors Gearing Up for New Battle Against Immigration Reform David Freedlander January 28, 2013
When he arrived at Nocera, he began to assemble the militia, with intent to form a camp at Barletta.
The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. Tobias Smollett
De Nittis was born in 1846 at Barletta, near Naples, in poor circumstances.
The History of Modern Painting, Volume 3 (of 4) Richard Muther
The scene of the story is laid in the little town of Barletta, on the Adriatic coast, in the present kingdom of Naples.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 4, No. 23, September, 1859 Various
At the outset, events like the challenge of Barletta may make us doubt whether we have yet quite left behind the Middle Ages.
The Unseen World and Other Essays John Fiske
a port in SE Italy, in Apulia. Pop: 92 094 (2001)
a relatively long, evenly shaped piece of some solid substance, as metal or wood, used as a guard or obstruction or for some mechanical purpose: the bars of a cage. an oblong piece of any solid material: a bar of soap; a candy bar. the amount of material in a bar. an ingot, lump, or […]
liquor, malt liquor, or the like, especially whiskey. Historical Examples By eight o’clock, however, he was merry with the barley-bree, and making a butt of himself to amuse the company. The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown What more poetical life can there be than that of the men with whom we are […]
a widely distributed cereal plant belonging to the genus Hordeum, of the grass family, having awned flowers that grow in tightly bunched spikes, with three small additional spikes at each node. the grain of this plant, used as food and in making beer, ale, and whiskey. a truce or quarter, especially in children’s games; parley. […]
- Barley sugar
a brittle, amber-colored, transparent candy, formerly boiled in a decoction of barley, consisting of sugar, cream of tartar, and orange or lemon juice, usually twisted into strips or molded into a variety of shapes. Historical Examples Fine character deep-turning “barley sugar” pattern with only one gate. Chats on Cottage and Farmhouse Furniture Arthur Hayden An […]