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Bar

Definition of bar:

part of speech: participle

Barring.

part of speech: verb

To fasten or secure, as with a bar: to hinder or exclude:- pr. p. barring; pa. p. barred'.

part of speech: verb

To fasten with a bar; to hinder; to obstruct; to exclude; to close; to prohibit; to mark with bars.

part of speech: participle

Barred.

part of speech: noun

A rigid piece of wood, metal, or other solid matter, long in proportion to its thickness; a quantity contained in such a shape; as, a bar of chocolate; a rail; a barrier; anything which impedes or obstructs; a bank of sand, gravel, etc., obstructing navigation at the entrance to a harbor or mouth of a river; the railing in closing the space occupied by counsel in courts of law; the place in court where prisoners are stationed for trial, or sentence; the profession of a lawyer; any tribunal, the portion of a hotel, etc., where liquors are served; a band or stripe; in a bridle, the mouthpiece connecting the checks; one of the upright lines drawn through the staff of a piece of music, dividing it into equal measures of time; the space and notes in closed by two such lines.

part of speech: verb

To fasten with a bar; to hinder; to exclude.

part of speech: noun

A rod; hindrance; movable rail in a fence; inclosed space in a tavern or court- room; a tribunal; division in music; bank in a river.

part of speech: noun

A rod of any solid substance: a bolt: a hinderance or obstruction: a bank of sand or other matter at the mouth of a river: the railing that incloses a space in a tavern or in a court of law: any tribunal: the pleaders in a court as distinguished from the judges: a division in music.

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