verb (used with object)
Origin of barb1
Examples from the Web for barbing
Then, barbing it with a sting of his own making, he added: "But Gitanos, never!"The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey
The barbing and twisting together of the two longitudinal strand wires is done by automatic machinery.
Others have notches in them, somewhat similar to an attempt at barbing.Primitive Man|Louis Figuier
Then followed a device for twisting and barbing, and the application of horse power.
The building is 800 feet in length, and is supplied with about 200 machines for twisting and barbing the wire.