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[bahr-stoh] /ˈbɑr stoʊ/
a city in S California. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The little face that Molly made at her father wasn't quite respectful, but Mr. Barstow only laughed at it.

    Dick in the Everglades A. W. Dimock
  • Write to him, Barstow, and ask him if he wants to come up here.

  • We've just had shoals, and now father and mother say they really can't help it, and Barstow must settle them for himself.

    The Girls and I Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • He had written to Barstow, he said, asking when they thought he might be needed.

  • It came to be known in the restaurant that the stranger's name was Barstow, and very soon he had ceased to be a stranger.

    IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
  • The scene somehow reminded Barstow of one of Poe's landscapes.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
  • Always orderly and quiet, Barstow gradually, however, established pleasant and even joking terms with the waitresses.

    IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
  • When Barstow had reached the hotel again he went in to his supper.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes

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