from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Barry, Sir Charles 1795-1860. British architect who designed the Houses of Parliament in London (1839).
- Barry, Philip 1896-1949. American playwright whose works, mostly comedies about the wealthy, include The Philadelphia Story (1939).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A male given name, sometimes also used as a diminutive of Bartholomew.
- proper n. A surname derived from the given name, or from place names in Scotland and Wales.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Divided into bars; -- said of the field.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as barrow-coat.
- In heraldry, divided into bars: said of the heraldic field.
Anglicized form of Irish Barra, short form of Fionnbharr, from fionn ("white") + barr ("head"). (Wiktionary)