Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A little bar.
  • noun Same as biretta.
  • noun A sort of ancient military cap or headpiece. Scott. Also called barret-cap.
  • noun See barrat.

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

  • noun A kind of cap formerly worn by soldiers; -- called also barret cap. Also, the flat cap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics.

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

  • noun A kind of cap formerly worn by soldiers.
  • noun The flat cap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics.

Etymologies

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French barrette, Late Latin barretum a cap. See berretta, and compare biretta.

Examples

  • Yes | No | Report from apowers1031 wrote 1 sec ago kolbster ... well said but the barret is a good gun but i like the mcmillin 50 ccal.

    Bankers with Guns

  • Yes | No | Report from apowers1031 wrote 1 sec ago kolbster ... well said but the barret is a good gun but i like the mcmillin 50 ccal.

    Bankers with Guns

  • Yes | No | Report from apowers1031 wrote 9 sec ago kolbster ... well said but the barret is a good gun but i like the mcmillin 50 ccal.

    Bankers with Guns

  • Yes | No | Report from apowers1031 wrote 9 sec ago kolbster ... well said but the barret is a good gun but i like the mcmillin 50 ccal.

    Bankers with Guns

  • The big bore rifle from the opening scene is a Barrett model 99 it comes in barret .416 or .50 bmg.

    The Gun Nut Takes Aim At Shooter

  • Here was worn the "barret," of scarlet or white, the rich brown jacket and red sash of the peculiar costumes of the Basque and Bearnais peasants -- a fine race of men, and one, too, historically noble.

    Bruin The Grand Bear Hunt

  • Then I put my magnum in its holster, loaded my barret and started running in the opposite direction.

    Blonde, Black and Blood Red

  • He wiped some dust off his shoulder and handed me my barret and my magnum, without even a scratch.

    Blonde, Black and Blood Red

  • I foresaw that something bad was going to happen and tried to ignore the pain in my right arm as I picked up my barret.

    Blonde, Black and Blood Red

  • America did not become the greatest country in the world because it had a huge government which controlled most of the economy, rather it became great because there was little government. barret

    Obama: 'If you misrepresent what's in the plan, we will call you out'

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  • A wide, flat cap worn during the Middle Ages by priests.

    November 14, 2007