barbed

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

barbed (comparative more barbed, superlative most barbed)

  1. Having barbs
  2. (heraldry) Bearded (also applied to roses).
  3. (of a horse) Accoutered with defensive armor; barded.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Raleigh to this entry?)

Verb[edit]

barbed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of barb

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References[edit]

  • The Manual of Heraldry, Fifth Edition, by Anonymous, London, 1862, online at [1]

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