[bahrb-wahyuh r]

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for barbwire

fence, fencing, barbwire

Examples from the Web for barbwire

Historical Examples of barbwire

  • "I see you've been getting busy with the barbwire," he remarked, when he rose from the table and led the way out to the porch.

    The Long Shadow

    B. M. Bower

  • Immediately adjacent to us was the guard house, a prison camp, pitched in the open field, and surrounded by barbwire fencing.

    The Greater Love

    George T. McCarthy

  • Anybody would have thought a barbwire worm had crawled onto Joe Kivelson's chair seat under him.

    Four-Day Planet

    Henry Beam Piper

  • I'd like to ship the whole of this township across to America, put up a barbwire fence around, and charge a dollar for admission.

    A Drake by George!

    John Trevena

  • Then they came to a barbwire affair like a turnstile lying on its side in the middle of the road, and stopped.