- Sir James M(atthew),1860–1937, Scottish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
- a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, NW of Toronto.
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Examples from the Web for barrie
I have read that it is, somewhere—in one of Barrie's yarns, I think.The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
Mr. Barrie has no such spiritual obsession as besets his elder.My Contemporaries In Fiction
David Christie Murray
I suddenly exclaimed, as we were turning into Mrs. Barrie's house.
"I will run down to Mrs. Barrie's," I said, after long thinking.
We reached Barrie safely that night, and slept at the Queen's Arms.Canada and the Canadians
Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
- Scot dialect very good; attractive
- Sir James Matthew . 1860–1937, Scottish dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his popular children's play Peter Pan (1904)
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