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barred

[ bahrd ]
/ bɑrd /
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adjective

provided with one or more bars: a barred prison window.
striped; streaked: barred fabrics.
Ornithology. (of feathers) marked with transverse bands of distinctive color.

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Origin of barred

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at bar1, -ed3
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