barton

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English beretūn.

Noun[edit]

barton (plural bartons)

  1. A farmyard.
    • 1816, John Keats, "For there's Bishop's Teign":
      There's the barton rich / With dyke and ditch / And hedge for the thrush to live in [...].
  2. the lands of a manor reserved for the Lord's use
  3. (archaic) an arrangement of blocks and pulleys; a burton