from The Century Dictionary.
- To house in barracks; lodge in barracks, as troops.
- To lodge or reside in barracks.
- To jeer at or deride opponents; specifically, with for (like the equivalent United States slang root), to support, as a partizan, by cheers, shouts, and other demonstrations of approval, or by jeering at and noisily disturbing and interrupting the opposite side or party: as, to
barrack forthe school team.
- noun A building for lodging soldiers, especially in garrison; a permanent building or range of buildings in which both officers and men are lodged in fortified towns or other places.
- noun A large building, or a collection of huts or cabins, especially within a common inclosure, in which large numbers of men are lodged.
- noun A straw-thatched roof supported by four posts, under which hay is kept, and which is capable of being raised or lowered at pleasure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Mil.) A building for soldiers, especially when in garrison. Commonly in the pl., originally meaning temporary huts, but now usually applied to a permanent structure or set of buildings.
- noun Local, U.S. A movable roof sliding on four posts, to cover hay, straw, etc.
- transitive verb To supply with barracks; to establish in barracks.
- intransitive verb To live or lodge in barracks.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun military A building for
soldiers, especially within a garrison; originally referred to temporary huts, now usually to a permanent structure or set of buildings.
- noun primitive structure resembling a long shed or barn for (usually temporary) housing or other purposes
- noun any very plain, monotonous, or ugly large building
- noun US, regional A
movable roofsliding on four posts, to cover hay, straw, etc.
- noun Ireland, colloquial, usually plural A
- verb transitive To
house military personnel; to quarter.
- verb intransitive To
- verb UK, transitive To
jeerand heckle; to attempt to disconcert by verbal means.
- verb Australia, New Zealand, intransitive To
cheerfor a team; to jeerat the opposition team or at the umpire(after an adverse decision).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb lodge in barracks
- verb laugh at with contempt and derision
- noun a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel
- verb spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The barrack is now a bit overcrowded, but the work is just building a special hut for the guards outside the barbed wire area which will give the POWs the disposition of the guards 'room and resolve thus the problem of overcrowding.
The one large wooden barrack is divided into three spacious and well-aired sleeping rooms.
In the same barrack is a small mess-hall, a magazine for the Red
In the kitchen barrack is a big dining and recreation room.
The prisoners of war are lodged in barrack huts of the usual kind, well built.
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And then only the fittest will be employed, and they will be separated from families in barrack housing.
A house which will in all probability be converted once a year into a barrack, is decidedly better in
But though St. George looked bonny enough to warm any father's heart, as he marched up and down with an air learned by watching many a parade in barrack-square and drill-ground, and though the Valiant Slasher did not cry in spite of falling hard and the Doctor treading accidentally on his little finger in picking him up, still the Captain and his wife sighed nearly as often as they smiled, and the mother dropped tears as well as pennies into the cap which the King of Egypt brought round after the performance.
More-over, each of his men draweth an hundred dinars a month; and they are now returning to their barrack from the Divan.’