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Barth

[bahrth for 1; bahrt, bahrth for 2]
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noun
  1. John (Sim·mons) [sim-uh nz] /ˈsɪm ənz/, born 1930, U.S. novelist.
  2. Karl,1886–1968, Swiss theologian.
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  • Barth was remembering his histories, and the armies that had been swept together.

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  • Barth strode up the ramp of his flagship, shouting out to his men as he went.

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  • There was a lot of talk—more than Barth usually heard or contributed in a month.

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  • There were rumbles of uncertainty, but Barth saw that the seed had taken root.

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  • Dr Barth had procured an excellent one of the renowned Bû-Saef breed.


British Dictionary definitions for barth

Barth

noun
  1. (German bart) Heinrich . 1821–65, German explorer: author of Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa (1857–58)
  2. (bɑːθ) John (Simmons). born 1930, US novelist; his novels include The Sot-Weed Factor (1960), Giles Goat-Boy (1966), and Once Upon a Time (1994)
  3. (German bart) Karl . 1886–1968, Swiss Protestant theologian. He stressed man's dependence on divine grace in such works as Commentary on Romans (1919)
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