Origin of barbed wire
Words nearby barbed wire
How to use barbed wire in a sentence
A teenager, sometimes two or three, falls for an undercover detective’s offers and ends up locked behind barbed wire.Sex-trafficked kids are crime victims. In Las Vegas, they still go to jail.|Jessica Contrera|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
The buildings, which are connected by roads and dominated by towering barbed wire, look like sturdy blocks.
In addition, 340 miles of barbed wire fences have fragmented habitat, impacted animal crossings, and deterred the general public from exploring nearly a third of their park.Yvon Chouinard Says We Need to Protect Point Reyes|Yvon Chouinard|May 13, 2021|Outside Online
Jury selection began this week in a courthouse surrounded by concrete barricades and high fencing topped with barbed wire, amid fears of fresh civil unrest in a city still scarred by last year’s violence.At the heart of Derek Chauvin’s trial is this question: What killed George Floyd?|Lenny Bernstein, Holly Bailey|March 11, 2021|Washington Post
To close the mouth, you either sew the jaw together internally and through the nose, or you have this thing called the needle injector where you shoot a little barbed wire into the top gums and bottom gums and then tie the jaw together with wire.
And extortion makes a lot more sense before a story hits the news wire, not after.
As zealots poured in from Arkansas and Mississippi, a wire service reporter got punched in the ribs.
At that point, a tall, brown-haired man with wire-rimmed glasses came over to me, sat down, and peppered me with questions.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To Hitchcock, this is not a sweet wire from an old colleague but a condolence letter on the occasion of his own death.
On the day of the AFI dinner, Hitchcock receives a wire from Frank Capra, who is in Palm Springs.
That the weather being calm, he rowed round me several times, observed my windows and wire-lattices that defenced them.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
They require frequent cleaning with a long wire and a bit of tow, and in some large towns there are professional pipe-cleaners.
Wire Nails, Staples, &c., are made at Nettlefold's by machinery much in advance of what can ba seen elsewhere.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
I need fourteen wire ropes, all pulling in different directions, to hold me steady.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The Post Office arrangements were also of a very primitive character, nor was there any wire nearer than Thetford.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones