barb

All Noun
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  • He has been married for more than forty years to his wife Barb.
  • Why, even the barbs have no use for each other and look up to us. Cited from The Cost, by David Graham Phillips
  • "Think you could raise a barb at one end before we point it, major?" Cited from Mother Carey's Chicken, by George Manville Fenn
  • He turned away, as one quite innocent of the barb in his words. Cited from Thrall Of Leif The Lucky, Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
  • It is these little barbs that remain in a woman's heart. Cited from The Man on the Box, by Harold MacGrath
  • This species is good for keeping with other barbs and similar fish.
  • Barb is head wife - the only legal marriage - and the one he can acknowledge in public.
  • Barb ultimately decides to return to her family and their own church.
  • Bill and Barb met while in college, and married soon afterwards.
  • He could not tell who the chosen for the barbs might be, so he could center no direct sympathy upon him. Cited from Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane
  • Then it seemed as if the barbs had caught in its clothing and held it there. Cited from Good Indian, by B. M. Bower
  • And then there should be no more barbs for him. Cited from A Chinese Wonder Book, by Norman Hinsdale Pitman
  • Barb will help us when she comes home. Cited from Keineth, by Jane D. Abbott
  • It is to be expected, therefore, that the whole barb will eventually come out, though not for a long time. Cited from Procopius, History of the Wars, Books V and VI, by Procopius
  • May another be happy in thy love, and never feel the barb of disappointment. Cited from Jacob Faithful, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Both were of a similar bay colour but the Barb had a star.
  • Some of their spears have many barbs, and must be very dangerous weapons where they take effect. Cited from Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1, James Cook
  • Barb could go if she wanted to, but she'd rather have the fun at the beach. Cited from Keineth, by Jane D. Abbott
  • After the friends leave, Barb gets a phone call from her husband.
  • I don't know that I have not got a barb of the blind boy in me already. Cited from Hypatia, by Charles Kingsley
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Meaning of barb

  • noun The pointed part of barbed wire
  • noun A subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove
  • noun One of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather
  • verb Provide with barbs
    barbed wire