barrow-boy

[bar-oh-boi]

Origin of barrow-boy

First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for barrow-boy

Historical Examples of barrow-boy

  • Just wait till I'm herdsman, and then I'll have a barrow-boy of my own to knock about!

  • The barrow-boy now came up, and announced that from the look-out tree he had seen the other cowherd coming up at a gallop.