- a large pocketknife with one blade.
Origin of barlow
1770–80, Americanism; after a family of Sheffield cutlers named Barlow, who are alleged to have produced a knife of this type before 1700
Also called barlow knife.
- Joel,1754–1812, U.S. poet and diplomat.
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Examples from the Web for barlow
Barlow was strangely evasive with the police, refusing to confirm he was the person who called Atkinson, yet he obviously was.
On Sunday, Barlow posted on Twitter that he had “no involvement whatsoever” in the Brooks arrest.
Barlow used his laptop to record Harry's musical contribution after visiting him while he was in Jamaica.Harry Plays Tambourine in Jubilee Song: Video
May 18, 2012
"Miss Barlow, I envy you," said Hetty in a tone which startled even herself.Hetty's Strange History
I ask, why is Tommy to be always the foil of Mr. Barlow to this extent?
So I took the path, which, but for Mr. Barlow, I might never have trodden.
Dr. Barlow listened to all these statements, and believed as much of them as he chose.Masterpieces of Mystery
Barlow stood at the gate for a minute or so after it was shut, and barked his best.