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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To travel around the countryside making political speeches, giving lectures, or presenting theatrical performances.
  • intransitive verb To appear at county fairs and carnivals in exhibitions of stunt flying and parachute jumping.
  • intransitive verb To travel around an area appearing in exhibition sports events, especially baseball games.
  • intransitive verb To travel across while barnstorming.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb To travel from place to place, making brief stops.
  • verb To fly an airplane from place to place, usually at small airports, doing flying stunts or flying passengers for sightseeing, for the purpose of earning money.
  • verb to tour the country to solicit votes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To travel around the countryside making political speeches etc
  • verb US To appear at fairs and carnivals in exhibitions of stunt flying, or sporting events

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb appear at county fairs and carnivals as a stunt flier and parachute jumper
  • verb tour the country making political speeches, giving lectures, or presenting plays

Etymologies

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barn +‎ storm

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