[ bahrb ]

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

Origin of barbe

see origin at barb1

Words Nearby barbe Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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