[ US /ˈbæɹoʊ, ˈbɛɹoʊ/ ]
[ UK /bˈæɹə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs
  2. a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels
  3. the quantity that a barrow will hold
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How To Use barrow In A Sentence

  • Evidence of much earlier habitation came to light with discoveries of tiny flint blades from 5000 B.C. and two henges, eight Bronze Age round barrows, and an Iron Age settlement.
  • Fleet Street was choked with red-headed folk, and Pope's Court looked like a coster's orange barrow.
  • Barrow had taken an oath to study divinity when he was admitted as a fellow, and, after briefly studying medicine, he began studying divinity again.
  • In a moment," Eric said, "the wheelbarrow got bowsed over, when I managed, worse luck, to fall underneath; and then, finding I couldn't get up again, I hailed you, brother. Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes
  • Drummer Ste Barrow is frantically searching for a replacement having just split the skin on his bass drum.
  • The recalls for Barrow and Beveridge are just reshuffling.
  • A wheelbarrow pusher can complete a return journey of 30 m in each direction whilst a shoveller is filling a 50-litre barrow. 1.1. Survey of local conditions and site reconnaissance
  • Heiser doesn't use a backhoe to muck out the corral where he winters his yearlings; he uses a wheelbarrow.
  • Each in turns fills a wheelbarrow and then with great effort pushes it to where the other man is digging, and empties it. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born
  • When we tried to microwave some frozen whale blubber sent down from Barrow, we ended up laughing as the muktuk sizzled and got tough. Ellen Frankenstein: From Tofu to Muktuk
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