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- v. To bar in; to shut up.
- v. To bar, fend off, ward off.
- v. To exclude, deny.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bar in; shut up.
- To bar; fend off; ward off.
- To exclude; deny.
From Middle English forbarren ("to bar"), equivalent to for- + bar. Compare Middle High German verbarren ("to forbar"). (Wiktionary)
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