Origin of barre
Definition for barre (2 of 2)
Origin of barré
Examples from the Web for barre
The dancer—and Balanchine's wife and muse—broke barriers for Native Americans at the barre and graced stages all over the world.Farewell to America’s Ballerina: Remembering Maria Tallchief|Nina Strochlic|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 1999, I was a junior in high school, and a big story in the small town of Barre, Vermont, as a suspected school shooter.
Like with so many “weird kids,” I left most of my nasty cycle behind when I left Barre to go to college.
Gentlemen of the royal household were sent to Barre, in order to intercede for the deer and pheasants.
Fathers Lactantius, Barre, and Mignon bowed low, repeating the sacred sign.Cinq Mars, Complete|Alfred de Vigny
We wish that a note had been added to inform us from what ancient author Barre quoted.
Continuing the wandering one reached the fine old town gate, the ancient Porte de la Barre, in a good state of preservation.Vanished Halls and Cathedrals of France|George Warton Edwards
Barre was requested to send no more of his Reports to the palace, as the Emperor was too busy to read them.
British Dictionary definitions for barre (1 of 2)
Word Origin for barre
British Dictionary definitions for barre (2 of 2)
Word Origin for barré
Word Origin and History for barre
1876, in reference to chords played on a guitar, etc., from French, literally "bar" (see bar (n.1)).