barbe

[ bahrb ]

noun
  1. a band or small scarf of lace, worn around the head or neck by women.

Origin of barbe

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see origin at barb1

Words Nearby barbe

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How to use barbe in a sentence

  • He was described as "homme de moenne stature, ayant barbe demy blanche, et le visage hault et large."

  • "It is a great thing to have a father a privy councillor," said St. barbe, with a glance of envy.

    Endymion | Benjamin Disraeli
  • "I hope you will like your new life," said St. barbe, throwing down a review on the Divan, and leaning back sipping his coffee.

    Endymion | Benjamin Disraeli
  • This is Mr. St. barbe, who, when the public taste has improved, will be the most popular author of the day.

    Endymion | Benjamin Disraeli
  • "I have done business to-night," said St. barbe to Endymion, towards the close of the evening.

    Endymion | Benjamin Disraeli