Examples from the Web for barnburner
They rely more on the strength of their ideas than barnburner narratives.Iraq, Terror, and the Surreal: Hassan Blasim’s ‘The Corpse Exhibition’|Brian Van Reet|March 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But how many of you can honestly say you think that second Nixon term was just a barnburner?
It offered to admit the Barnburner and Hunker delegations together to cast the vote of the State.Martin Van Buren|Edward M. Shepard
We cannot insist on a mission for him and the collectorship for a Barnburner.Letters and Literary Memorials of Samuel J. Tilden, v. 1|Samuel J. Tilden