a volume of poems (1892) by Rudyard Kipling, including Gunga Din, Danny Deever, and Mandalay.
Nor could there be any doubt that his Barrack-Room Ballads were the most popular of his works.
America To-day, Observations and Reflections William Archer
The Barrack-Room Ballads would be incomprehensible to a Frenchman.
Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
- Barracks bag
a large bag of heavy cotton, closed with a drawstring, used by military personnel for carrying personal belongings. Related Terms blow it out
- Barracks lawyer
a member of the armed forces who speaks or acts like an authority on military law, regulations, and the rights of service personnel. Related Terms latrine lawyer noun phrase A soldier who is argumentative, esp on fine points, and tends to be a meddler, complainer, and self-server (1940s+ Army)
(formerly) a place of temporary confinement for slaves or convicts. noun (formerly) a temporary place of confinement for slaves or convicts, esp those awaiting transportation
Military. a heavy barrier of artillery fire to protect one’s own advancing or retreating troops or to stop the advance of enemy troops. an overwhelming quantity or explosion, as of words, blows, or criticisms: a barrage of questions. Civil Engineering. an artificial obstruction in a watercourse to increase the depth of the water, facilitate irrigation, […]