Origin of barnacle1
Related formsbar·na·cled, adjective
Definition for barnacle (2 of 2)
Origin of barnacle2
Examples from the Web for barnacle
Playing an aging superhero named Merman (with sidekick Barnacle Boy), Borgnine takes on the “champion of the deep.”The Best of Ernest Borgnine: ‘Marty,’ ‘McHale’s Navy’ & More (VIDEO)|The Daily Beast Video|July 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Now this young fellow's father married a Stiltstalking and his father married his cousin who was a Barnacle.
To have got the whole Barnacle family together would have been impossible for two reasons.
The author then quotes the passage from Gerard where mention is made of the Barnacle.
The effect of that upon young Barnacle was to make him a wonderful spectacle of failure and helplessness.
Barnacle junior stared at him until his eye-glass fell out, and then put it in again and stared at him until it fell out again.