barlow

[bahr-loh]
|

noun South Midland and Southern U.S.

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.

Barlow

[bahr-loh]

noun

Joel,1754–1812, U.S. poet and diplomat.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for barlow

Contemporary Examples of barlow

Historical Examples of barlow