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barye

[bar-ee] /ˈbær i/
noun
1.
Origin of barye
< French < Greek barýs heavy

Barye

[ba-ree] /baˈri/
noun
1.
Antoine Louis
[ahn-twan lwee] /ɑ̃ˈtwan lwi/ (Show IPA),
1795–1875, French sculptor and painter.
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  • Five days of the week he went to barye's studio and worked for the master.

    Fairfax and His Pride Marie Van Vorst
  • He deserted his day's work at barye's and remained at home modelling.

    Fairfax and His Pride Marie Van Vorst
  • barye's voice had been light, but the sculptor knew the underlying ring in it.

    Fairfax and His Pride Marie Van Vorst
  • It has been said of barye that his paintings were unsatisfactory on that score.

    Artists Past and Present Elisabeth Luther Cary
  • barye's poetry, however, was the unalterable poetry of life.

    Artists Past and Present Elisabeth Luther Cary
  • He was born in Paris in 1840, studied at the Petit École and later with barye.

    The Complete Club Book for Women Caroline French Benton
  • Here, with regard to the anatomy of animals, we pursue the same method, and the example chosen shall be that of barye.

  • barye forced to go about as a pedler in order to vend his now priceless statuettes—Vache Enragée!

    Paris and the Social Revolution Alvan Francis Sanborn
  • These certainly were far from being trivial satisfactions, and barye had also reaped a harvest of even subtler joys.

    Artists Past and Present Elisabeth Luther Cary
  • barye, however, does not always give this happy impression when he seeks to represent the human figure.

    Artists Past and Present Elisabeth Luther Cary
British Dictionary definitions for barye

barye

/ˈbærɪ/
noun
1.
a unit of pressure in the cgs system equal to one dyne per square centimetre. 1 barye is equivalent to 1 microbar
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Greek barus heavy
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