a person who commits barratry.
The barrator prolongs his answer so as to procure a respite from the fangs of his tormentors.
The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri Dante Alighieri
And, when the barrator had disappeared, he turned his talons on his fellow, and was clutched with him above the ditch.
Dante: “The Central Man of All the World” John T. Slattery
a person guilty of barratry
excepting; except for: Barring accidents, I’ll be there. 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 […]
an establishment or room with a bar for the serving of alcoholic beverages. Historical Examples But his persecutor was made ugly by his potations, and swore that Phil should drink before he left the barroom. Phil the Fiddler Horatio Alger, Jr. Or else, in some barroom, a footfall from behind and a bullet through the […]
- Barroom plant
aspidistra. any of several plants belonging to the genus Aspidistra, of the lily family, native to eastern Asia, especially A. eliator, having large evergreen leaves often striped with white, and grown as a houseplant. noun any Asian plant of the liliaceous genus Aspidistra, esp A. lurida, a popular house plant with long tough evergreen leaves […]