Barlow’s disease Bar·low’s disease (bär’lōz’)
See infantile scurvy.
yeast formed on malt liquors while fermenting. Historical Examples If you will have it to drink presently, take the whites of two or three Eggs, of barm a spoonful, and as much of Wheaten-flower. The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened Kenelm Digby He took her body on his arm, Her slumbering head lay […]
- Barm cake
noun (Lancashire, dialect) a round flat soft bread roll
noun (Irish) a loaf of bread with currants in it Also barnbrack Often shortened to brack Historical Examples Maria superintended the distribution of the barmbrack and saw that every woman got her four slices. Dubliners James Joyce
giving only the illusion of plenty; illusory: a Barmecidal banquet.
a member of a noble Persian family of Baghdad who, according to a tale in The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments, gave a beggar a pretended feast with empty dishes. Barmecidal. Historical Examples And here they sat around the green table, forlorn as the guests at a Barmecide feast. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, […]