a sailing vessel having three or more masts, square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft-rigged on the other masts.
The sail was a barkantine, three points on the weather bow, hull down.
Sailing Alone Around The World Joshua Slocum
(US & Canadian) a sailing ship of three or more masts rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft on the others British spellings barquentine, barquantine
the abrupt, harsh, explosive cry of a dog. a similar sound made by another animal, as a fox. a short, explosive sound, as of firearms: the bark of a revolver. a brusque order, reply, etc.: The foreman’s bark sent the idlers back to their machines. a cough. (of a dog or other animal) to utter […]
a person who owns or manages a bar where alcoholic beverages are sold. a bartender. Contemporary Examples You need a drink: a summer-y beverage that the barkeep knowingly slides towards you at your favorite watering hole. The Hamptons Hot List: Where to Eat, What to Drink, and How to Get Your Beach on This Summer […]
an animal or person that barks. a person who stands before a theater, carnival sideshow, or the like, calling out its attractions to passers-by. a person or thing that removes bark from trees. a person or thing that prepares bark for tanning. Contemporary Examples Despite all the tabloid drama over the years, barker and Moakler […]
noun variant spellings of barchan
noun Heinrich Georg. 1881–1956, German physicist; discovered that ferromagnetic material in an increasing magnetic field becomes magnetized in discrete jumps (the Barkhausen effect)