from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Barbed wire (which see, under barbed).


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  • Maybe this buck had a life changing encounter while jumping a barb-wire fence?

    Whitetail Weirdness

  • He had slammed the door before the soap could hit him, his light-hearted chuckles painful to her fragile sanity, like someone had wrapped her body in a strand of barb-wire fencing.

    Story Weave : Overboard « Write Anything

  • I saw a sharp-tailed grouse fly into a barb-wire fence one time in northeastern Montana and kill itself.

    Bourjaily on Goose Hunting with a Rake

  • In Santa Clara, a “town” which appears built solely for visitors, this holds true, that is, if your home happens to be a Godfather-style mansion with ionic columns, protected behind a heavy steel gate with barb-wire on the top, just to make sure no sneaky locals jump into your guarded Eden.

    Welcome, Conquistadors!

  • They are putting up barb-wire fencing all over town and passing out free sleds to all the black and paki kids.

    Francesca Anobile jokes from Sickipedia

  • A simple potato-microwave explosion; maybe an "accident" involving a rogue moose and a barb-wire fence.

    The Call

  • Odds are, he'd be all tangled in the barb-wire anyway.

    And yet another Offensive Meme

  • With the landowner's permission, you can create a fence jump by tying the top strand of a barb-wire fence to the one below it.

    Deer Guide Rick Kreuter on Scouting Trophy Bucks

  • Two tanks from Company A moved out to the LD approximately eight hundred yards from the fort and approached the barb-wire enclosure at the north end of the fort.

    Steel Victory

  • Perhaps an hour later, still pushing ahead, Alex strode full tilt into a barb-wire fence.

    The Young Railroaders Tales of Adventure and Ingenuity


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