from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Twisted strands of fence wire with barbs at regular intervals.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Twisted strands of steel wire, often coated with zinc, having barbs evenly spaced along them; used to construct agricultural and military fences.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a wire, or a strand of twisted wires, armed with barbs or sharp points. It is used for fences.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. strong wire with barbs at regular intervals used to prevent passage
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