a roadside borrow pit dug for drainage purposes.
- Bar sinister
Heraldry. (not in technical use) a bend sinister or a baton. the proof, condition, or stigma of illegitimate birth. Historical Examples You display no coat of arms that no bar sinister may be displayed. The Lion’s Skin Rafael Sabatini Also, she thought she was all-white, and never dreamed of a bar sinister. A Son Of […]
a long-handled spoon, usually having the capacity of a teaspoon, used for mixing or measuring ingredients for alcoholic drinks.
a stool or seat, usually high and having a round, cushioned top, of a type often used for seating customers at a bar. Contemporary Examples Does he pick up yet another identity, a cast-off item left on a barstool? ‘Mad Men’ Season 6 Review: Triumphant, Lyrical, and Way Existential Jace Lacob April 2, 2013 Who […]
a city in S California. Contemporary Examples For a critique of the Barstow piece, read Andrew Ferguson, in Commentary. At Last, the Truth About Tea Partiers Tunku Varadarajan April 14, 2010 The Barstow Unified school district in California had just voted to close two schools to cut costs. Elon Musk-Backed SolarCity Thrives in Solar Power […]