Barries



Sir James M(atthew) 1860–1937, Scottish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, NW of Toronto.
Historical Examples

That village in the hollow, which is so red and striking in the sunset, is Kirriemuir: it is the Thrums of barries novel.
The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 Augustus J. C. Hare

And this, please your grace, has been announced as barries crowning fantasy!
Ainslee’s magazine, Volume 16, No. 3, October, 1905 Various

adjective
(Scot, dialect) very good; attractive
noun
Sir James Matthew. 1860–1937, Scottish dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his popular children’s play Peter Pan (1904)

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