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Barnes

[bahrnz]
noun
  1. Albert Coombs [koomz] /kumz/, 1873–1951, U.S. inventor and art collector.
  2. Djuna (Chap·pell) [joo-nuh chap-uh l] /ˈdʒu nə ˈtʃæp əl/, 1892–1982, U.S. novelist, poet, and playwright.
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  • Verily, thou hast learned of Jefferson, and Channing, and Barnes.

    Slavery Ordained of God

    Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.

  • Barnes, however, insisted upon keeping him, and off they went.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • Taken in conjunction with what happened to Barnes, it is deeply interesting.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • With the exception of Barnes and himself, they were most of them early people.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • At Cavendish Mansions, Barnes alighted and offered the man a sovereign.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim


British Dictionary definitions for barnes

Barnes

noun
  1. Djuna . 1892–1982, US novelist, noted for Nightwood (1936)
  2. William . 1801–86, British poet, best known for Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect (1879)
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