Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coarse linen fabric originally imported from Holland. The word was in use in the seventeenth century.
- n. The French name for the turpentine obtained in the south of France from Pinus Pinaster. Also called galipot.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A resin, called also
- French (Wiktionary)
“After the fish was headed, gutted, and split (operations usually, but not exclusively, performed by men), men or women carried away the fish in barras for salting.”
“Comaparada: "The barras are the scourge of football.”
“Argentine soccer suffers from chronic violence often blamed on organized supporters groups called barras bravas.”
“Argentine soccer suffers from chronic soccer hooliganism blamed largely on groups of hardcore fans known as barras bravas.”
“Though there was no loutish behavior from barras bravas at the Buenos Aires airport, I did note a large amount of delicious sandwiches de miga sold at the kiosk.”
“Maradona-one of the greatest football players of all time and head coach of the Argentina national team-denied last week links to hooligans following reports that a group of barras bravas had traveled with the team to South Africa.”
“Besides disrupting matches the barras bravas are also known to carry out muscle dirty work for local shady politicians.”
“Cortinas estão colocadas nas janelas, vasos com plantas colocadas perto das barras de fixação e revistas são distribuídas para uma leitura agradável.”
“Campanha feita na época de Páscoa para evitar o consumo de bebidas alcoólicas, onde em restaurantes foi colocada uma aplicação nos garfos, criando a ilusão de barras de prisão.”
“Some believe the rioters belonged to the higher and richer class, others conclude that they come from economically depressed areas of the city or that they could even belong to soccer team fan groups, known as violent “barras”.”
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Naturally occurring gums and resins.
Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
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