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Origin of barley1
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Definition for barley (2 of 2)
noun, plural bar·leys.Scot. and North England.
Origin of barley2
Example sentences from the Web for barley
When you think of what it takes to make your favorite spirit, ingredients like grapes, barley, or herbs probably come to mind.
Gluten is a protein primarily found in wheat, barley, and rye.Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease|Valerie Vande Panne|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rye, barley, and sometimes wheat can figure into the grain mixture, but corn has to claim the majority.Hillbilly Heaven: The History of Small-Batch Bourbon|Dane Huckelbridge|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We came across men in loose djellabas riding tiny donkeys, and others scything by hand, leaving piles of barley under olive trees.
They buried us without shroud or coffin And in August ... the barley grew up out of our grave.Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013: Accessible, Yes, and Beautiful|Jimmy So|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So, as yesterday, the horses had to stand tied together, and the nose-bags of barley and maize were strapped round their necks.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
Ranks fourth in wheat and barley, sixth in hay, eighth in oats.Alden's Handy Atlas of the World|John B. Alden
Wheat is the chief grain crop, but large quantities of barley and oats are also grown.
The country looked more familiar to Mackay this morning, for they passed through wheat and barley fields.The Black-Bearded Barbarian (George Leslie Mackay)|Mary Esther Miller MacGregor, AKA Marion Keith
The commercial business consists of the export of bacon, which is famous, barley, and other agricultural produce.One Irish Summer|William Eleroy Curtis