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
Sir James M(atthew) 1860–1937, Scottish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, NW of Toronto. Historical Examples Barrie said softly, looking out of the open window at the purple night, purple as heather. The Heather-Moon C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson They were just rising from breakfast when […]
anything built or serving to bar passage, as a railing, fence, or the like: People may pass through the barrier only when their train is announced. any natural bar or obstacle: a mountain barrier. anything that restrains or obstructs progress, access, etc.: a trade barrier. a limit or boundary of any kind: the barriers of […]
- Barrier beach
a sand ridge that rises slightly above the surface of the sea and runs roughly parallel to the shore, 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