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Barrie

[bar-ee]
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noun
  1. Sir James M(atthew),1860–1937, Scottish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
  2. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, NW of Toronto.
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Examples from the Web for barries

Historical Examples

  • And this, please your grace, has been announced as Barries crowning fantasy!

    Ainslee's magazine, Volume 16, No. 3, October, 1905

    Various

  • That village in the hollow, which is so red and striking in the sunset, is Kirriemuir: it is the Thrums of Barries novel.


British Dictionary definitions for barries

barrie

adjective
  1. Scot dialect very good; attractive
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Word Origin

from Romany

Barrie

noun
  1. Sir James Matthew . 1860–1937, Scottish dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his popular children's play Peter Pan (1904)
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