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  • n. Plural form of barre.


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  • Sponde, "etc. Then play till 1.30; and very good play, too; rounders, which are better and far more complicated in France than in England;" barres ";" barres traversières, "as rough a game as football; fly the garter, or" la raie, "etc., etc., according to the season.

    The Martian

  • I HEART TV: Romantic gesture of the week, part 1: On Parenthood, Crosby gives Jasmine a housewarming present now that she's moving in with Doctor Joe: a homemade doorknob he fashioned from the ends of ballet barres, originally intended for the house he bought for them until he screwed things up.

    Matt's TV Week in Review

  • Notre fille a réussi le concours de saut d'obstacle sans fautes (sans faire tomber les barres).

    concours - French Word-A-Day

  • Even as a major storm barres into Nebraska after dumping more than a foot of snow in Colorado, this is shaping up as a relatively mild winter, saving cities money on salt and snowplowing but hurting businesses that rely on cold to bring in cash.

    Mild Winter Leaves Some Cold

  • The GOP: the party of morals and family values. kim barres

    Jenny Sanford files for divorce

  • But just when it seems that all hope is lost for this charming couple, Crosby unknowingly saves the day when he gives her a custom-made doorknob made from the ends of ballet barres.

    Top Moments: Idol's Scary Fall and It's a Wonderful Life for Gibbs on NCIS

  • Hope you didn't mind my putting "points sur les Is & barres sur les Ts".

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • Notre fille a réussi le concours de saut d'obstacle sans fautes sans faire tomber les barres.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • I keep getting distracted by the wooden floors and barre in the studio--do boxers use barres, or does the studio have another use?

    Thursday night is...BOXING NIGHT! And getting run over by a truck.

  • In a discussion on the Society for American Baseball Research's listserv, Thorn noted that the 'Pittsfield Prohibition' is North America's first recorded mention of a game called "baseball" (not base or barres or prisoners 'base or other games that more resembled tag than baseball; the other Pittsfield-prohibited bat-and ball games, wicket, cricket, and bat-ball, are distinct games and not baseball).



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