- 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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Examples from the Web for barries
Historical Examples of barries
And this, please your grace, has been announced as Barries crowning fantasy!
That village in the hollow, which is so red and striking in the sunset, is Kirriemuir: it is the Thrums of Barries novel.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6
Augustus J. C. Hare
- 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)
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