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Webster 1828 Edition


Barred

B'ARRED

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Fastened with a bar; hindered; restrained; excluded; forbid; striped; checkered.

Definition 2022


barred

barred

English

Adjective

barred (comparative more barred, superlative most barred)

  1. Having bars; striped.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 14, in The China Governess:
      Nanny Broome was looking up at the outer wall.  Just under the ceiling there were three lunette windows, heavily barred and blacked out in the normal way by centuries of grime.
  2. Prevented.
    He is barred by term limits from running for a third term in office.

Translations

Verb

barred

  1. simple past tense and past participle of bar
    He barred the door at evening.

Spanish

Verb

barred

  1. (Spain) Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) affirmative imperative form of barrer.