pl n (sometimes singular; when plural, sometimes functions as singular)
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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