Origin of barber
OTHER WORDS FROM barberun·bar·bered, adjectivewell-barbered, adjective
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Harry Raymond, a reporter for the Daily Worker, a communist newspaper published in New York City that campaigned against racial discrimination, counted 34 bullets in front of a barber shop.America’s first post-World War II race riot led to the near-lynching of Thurgood Marshall|Chris Lamb|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
They were classified as high-risk close contacts to the barber, who had several negative test results before being allowed into the facility.Chiefs escape further coronavirus exposure after mishap involving barber who tested positive|Mark Maske|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Now with barely 25 hours of work a week and bills piling up, Barber, 60, worries the federal government will resume withholding 12 percent of her paycheck for a past-due student loan.Looming end to student loan payment moratorium raises fears among defaulted borrowers|Danielle Douglas-Gabriel|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
For Barber, the new position is the latest step in a professional career spent working both inside and outside the tech industry.Venture firm M13 names former Techstars LA managing director, Anna Barber, as its newest partner|Jonathan Shieber|November 12, 2020|TechCrunch
All of them must close up, that is, except barber shops and hair salons.Morning Report: Purple Haze|Voice of San Diego|November 11, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Business owners swept up glass in front of their barber shop.Raging Protesters Set Ferguson on Fire|Justin Glawe|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is why Malloy is campaigning on a lonely stretch of barber shops and boxing gyms in New Haven a week before the election.Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?|David Freedlander|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gone are the days of corner suites, an on-staff barber, and diamond medallions given to employees.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“If you say a bad word about someone here, it gets around fast,” said Jack West, the barber.Nunn-Perdue: The Devil Went Down to Perry, Georgia|Patricia Murphy|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He looked, that dreadful afternoon, as if he had just come from his barber, tailor and haberdasher.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For about thirty feet from the ground this was painted in coloured stripes very much like a barber's pole.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
A barber having a dispute with a parish clerk on a point of grammar, the latter said it was a downright barbarism, indeed.
Even the cribbage game under the barber shop was suspended, and the cribbage game was an institution.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
They both found me under the barber's hand; but I had a bottle of good sack in the house, and so made them very welcome.
At night before I went to bed the barber came to trim me and wash me, and so to bed, in order to my being clean to-morrow.