- the beard.
- a hair of the head.
Origin of barba
< New Latin, Latin: beard
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Examples from the Web for barba
I suspect that since lunch was my treat, Barba took me to his favorite restaurant.
One of them fetched Manuel, nicknamed Barba (Spanish for beard), who was, of course, clean shaven.
Barba offered me a line of cocaine as we sat on his bunk bed covered by posters of musicians and half-naked women.
“We are going to fight like hell to win—with or without the national Democrats,” Barba says.The Dems' Cold Cash Calculus
Samuel P. Jacobs
September 8, 2010
Cortez was now too strong to be apprehended by any force which Barba had at his command.Hernando Cortez
John S. C. Abbott
The first who wrote upon the therapy of cinchona was Barba, a Spanish physician, whose work was printed in Seville in 1642.An Epitome of the History of Medicine
At Barba del Puerco, the ground being unfit for cavalry, the Thirty-sixth took our place, and pressed them hotly home.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)
As soon as the morning after this night's sail appeared, they found themselves arrived at the mouth of the river Barba.Old English Chronicles
Barba was kindly received by Cortes, whom he informed that another small vessel might be expected with provisions in about a week.