THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Words nearby barbed
Example sentences from the Web for barbed
A barbed tail juts out of its backside, making up about 70 percent of its length.A spiky flea could ruin Midwestern ecosystems and kill native fish|By Abi Cole/Outdoor Life|February 17, 2021|Popular Science
Some of the highways that run through the capital were blocked by military trucks and barbed-wire barricades.In Myanmar coup, Suu Kyi’s ouster heralds return to military rule|Shibani Mahtani, Timothy McLaughlin|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Bumblebees have a painful sting and, unlike the honeybee, with its barbed stinger, the sharp, smooth bumblebee stinger can sting multiple times.We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril - Issue 95: Escape|John Hainze|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
So perhaps the barbed wire and the machinations of the plot did duty for other obstacles that stood between myself and freedom.The Stacks: How The Berlin Wall Inspired John le Carré’s First Masterpiece|John le Carré|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Click here to see a photo of Galbraith and Fairchild posing in front of barbed wire that marked off mines in the zone.
Two parallel fences tipped with barbed wire formed a narrow corridor into the gymnasium.The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis Remade U.S. Politics|Michael Wolraich|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fences built ten-feet high with fifteen rows of electrified barbed wire surrounded the compound.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even after she left its barbed bosom, it did its best to further excommunicate and sideline her.
It should be fixed in the head by means of a thin, barbed iron wedge.
It was by paying attention to such little things that the Cave-men learned to make barbed spears.The Later Cave-Men|Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
Careless idle words, spoken jestingly, but every one of which went home like a barbed arrow to the mother's heart.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
He would drive it into them like a barbed arrow—that never afterwards in all their lives would they be rid of.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
Even at that time I saw that some of the arrows were British, but more of some outland make with cruelly barbed heads.A Prince of Cornwall|Charles W. Whistler