the doctor falls down before the barricado, and is stretched all his hapless length fainting on the floor.
recreations of christopher north, volume 2 john wilson
i renounce your defiance; if you parley so roughly, i’ll barricado my gates against you.
a select collection of old english plays, volume 10 (of 15) various
- Barrier beach
a sand ridge that rises slightly above the surface of the sea and runs roughly parallel to the sh-r-, from which it is separated by a lagoon. historical examples eastward the barrier beach was looming stark and black against a growing greenish pallor in the sky. the destroying angel louis joseph vance at the time […]
- Barrier cream
noun a cream used to protect the skin, esp the hands, from dirt and from the action of oils or solvents
- Barrier island
a broadened barrier beach, habitable in places, that provides a measure of protection for the mainland, as during hurricanes and tidal waves. historical examples this species has not been reported previously from the barrier island of tamaulipas. vertebrates from the barrier island of tamaulipas, mxico robert k selander this subspecies is presumably confined in distribution […]
- Barrier method
noun a mode of contraception using a device or preparation that prevents live sperm from reaching the ovum
- Barrier of ideas
noun (philosophy) the representations of objects which certain accounts of perception interpose between the objects themselves and our awareness of them, so that, as critics argue, we can never know whether there is in reality anything which resembles our perceptions see representationalism (sense 1)