Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


(formerly) a place of temporary confinement for slaves or convicts.
(formerly) a temporary place of confinement for slaves or convicts, esp those awaiting transportation


Read Also:

  • Barrage

    Military. a heavy barrier of artillery fire to protect one’s own advancing or retreating troops or to stop the advance of enemy troops. an overwhelming quantity or explosion, as of words, blows, or criticisms: a barrage of questions. Civil Engineering. an artificial obstruction in a watercourse to increase the depth of the water, facilitate irrigation, […]

  • Barrage balloon

    a balloon or blimp, usually one of several anchored around a military area, city, etc., from which wires or nets are hung as a protection against attacks from low-flying aircraft. noun one of a number of tethered balloons with cables or net suspended from them, used to deter low-flying air attack

  • Barrator

    a person who commits barratry. Historical Examples The barrator prolongs his answer so as to procure a respite from the fangs of his tormentors. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri Dante Alighieri And, when the barrator had disappeared, he turned his talons on his fellow, and was clutched with him above the ditch. Dante: “The […]

  • Barretry


Disclaimer: Barracoon definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.