from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Barton, Clara Full name Clarissa Harlowe Barton. 1821-1912. American administrator who did battlefield relief work during the Civil War and organized the American Red Cross (1881).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Any of many placenames in England
  • proper n. An English habitational surname from the placenames.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The demesne lands of a manor; also, the manor itself.
  • n. A farmyard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The demain lands of a manor, not rented, but retained for the use of the lord of the manor. Also called berwick.
  • n. A farm-yard.


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