(functioning as sing) (brit) a table game in pubs, etc, in which short cues are used to pocket b-lls into holes scoring various points and guarded by wooden pegs that incur penalties if they are knocked over
not equipped with a barb: barbless fishhooks. historical examples and at the time when the bard stood up to claim the wife, a strange warrior came into the encampment, holding a barbless spear. evelyn innes george moore the other two j-ps have short, stiff poles with a wire attached and the barbless hook at the […]
a steel helmet of the 15th century completely enclosing the head and having a t -shaped face slit: similar in form to the ancient corinthian bronze helmet. historical examples the old voyager barbut says that poultry are not natural to guinea. the variation of animals and plants under domestication, vol. i. charles darwin the barbut […]
- Bar cart
a small table on wheels, outfitted for serving drinks; a portable bar.
- Bar chart
bar graph. contemporary examples a bar chart showing quarterly gdp growth resembles the teeth of a saw, not a picket fence. the u.s. economy had a hiccup, not a heart attack, this year daniel gross may 28, 2014 noun another name for bar graph
- Bar chord
barré chord. a musical chord that is played on a stringed instrument using the barré technique.