a former city in W Germany, now incorporated into Wuppertal.
a man who bartends; bartender.
Elberfeld, Barmen, Essen, and to the west of the last-mentioned town lay the mighty works of Krupps.
Dastral of the Flying Corps Rowland Walker
Engels, the son of a wealthy cotton-spinner, was born in 1820 at Barmen.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 7 Various
The years from 1831 to 1836 he spent in a bank at Amsterdam, and 1837 to 1839 in a business house at Barmen.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 1 “Franciscans” to “French Language” Various
In a riot at Barmen which occurred recently the chief of police was “seriously wounded” by a turnip.
Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 152, March 21, 1917 Various
Barmen is one of the most important manufacturing centres of Germany.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 Various
I stored my memory with faces, and made myself friendly with all sorts of people—waiters, Barmen, and hall-porters.
Scotland Yard George Dilnot
A man has been sentenced at Barmen, Prussia, on three separate counts to terms of imprisonment totalling 175 years.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, April 8, 1914 Various
noun (pl) -men
a man who serves in a pub
- Bar mitzvah
a solemn ceremony held in the synagogue, usually on Saturday morning, to admit as an adult member of the Jewish community a Jewish boy 13 years old who has successfully completed a prescribed course of study in Judaism. the boy participating in this ceremony. to administer the ceremony of bar mitzvah to: Our son was […]
Christiaan N(eethling) [kris-tyahn nit-ling] /ˈkrɪs tyɑn ˈnɪt lɪŋ/ (Show IPA), 1922–2001, South African surgeon: performed first successful human-heart transplant 1967. Edward Emerson, 1857–1923, U.S. astronomer. Frederick Augustus Porter, 1809–89, U.S. educator and advocate of higher education for women: president of Columbia University 1864–89. George Gray, 1863–1938, U.S. sculptor. Henry, 1811–1900, U.S. educator. a male given […]
- Barnard’s star
a red dwarf star of magnitude 9.5 in the constellation Ophiuchus, having the largest known proper motion and being the nearest star to earth (5.9 light-years) beyond the Alpha Centauri system. noun a red dwarf star in the constellation Ophiuchus having the largest proper motion known Barnard’s star (bär’nərdz) A dim, main-sequence red dwarf in […]
a borough of Greater London, England. Contemporary Examples He fought with skill and courage at the battles of Barnet and Tewkesbury. Unraveling King Richard III’s Secrets February 12, 2013 Historical Examples Not till Warwick, ‘the Kingmaker,’ was laid low on Barnet field, did the kingly ideal become paramount. The Siege of Norwich Castle Matilda Maria […]