verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of barrack2
Related formsbar·rack·er, noun
Definition for barracks (2 of 2)
noun Usually barracks.
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of barrack1
Examples from the Web for barracks
Back at the barracks, police conducted a shoulder-to-shoulder “line search.”Manhunt for a Cop-Hating Pennsylvania ‘Survivalist’|Michael Daly|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The barracks is a squat building surrounded by sandbags on a side street near the city center.Ukraine’s Pro-Putin Rebels Prepare for a Last Stand|David Patrikarakos|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After they divided and packed their things, Meathead moved back to the barracks.Short Stories from The Daily Beast: Four Hundred Grand|Elliot Ackerman|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks coincided with an attack on a separate barracks used by French paratroopers.
“There was no evidence of fighters, checkpoints or buildings used as barracks for fighters,” she said.
The officers' quarters, barracks, store-houses and stables were built in the same manner.George at the Fort|Harry Castlemon
She gave information to the police, who next (Sunday) morning, accompanied by the informant, came in full force to the barracks.Adventures and Recollections|Bill o'th' Hoylus End
The general is coming from the Schloss, the lieutenant from the direction of the barracks.Royal Highness|Thomas Mann
Barracks had been provided for the enlisted men, but the officers' tents had not arrived.A Narrative of Service with the Third Wisconsin Infantry|Julian Wisner Hinkley
Not inside, sir, answered the orderly, theres a guard in front and sentries around the barracks over in the square.Secret Service|Cyrus Townsend Brady