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barbed wire definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: strong wire with barbs at regular intervals used to prevent passage [syn: barbed wire, barbwire]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1866 twisted wires armed with barbs or sharp points called also barbwire

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Barbed Barbed, a. Furnished with a barb or barbs; as, a barbed arrow; barbed wire. Barbed wire, a wire, or a strand of twisted wires, armed with barbs or sharp points. It is used for fences.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Barbed wire is strong wire with sharp points sticking out of it, and is used to make fences. The factory was surrounded by barbed wire. ...a barbed-wire fence. N-UNCOUNT: oft N n




 


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