- Sir James M(atthew),1860–1937, Scottish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
- a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, NW of Toronto.
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Historical Examples of barrie
I have read that it is, somewhere—in one of Barrie's yarns, I think.The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
Mr. Barrie has no such spiritual obsession as besets his elder.My Contemporaries In Fiction
David Christie Murray
"I will run down to Mrs. Barrie's," I said, after long thinking.
I suddenly exclaimed, as we were turning into Mrs. Barrie's house.
We reached Barrie safely that night, and slept at the Queen's Arms.Canada and the Canadians
Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
- Scot dialect very good; attractive
Word Origin for barrie
- Sir James Matthew . 1860–1937, Scottish dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his popular children's play Peter Pan (1904)