bar

Part of speech: noun

A stripe.

Part of speech: verb

To close; obstruct; prohibit; except.

Part of speech: verb

To mark with bars.

Part of speech: noun

A long, solid strip, as of wood or iron; rail; barrier; obstruction; a bank, as of sand in a harbor.

Part of speech: noun

An enclosed place in a court- room; a court of justice; the legal profession.

Part of speech: noun

A courter where liquors are sold.

Part of speech: noun

The vertical line that divides a staff.

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Usage examples "bar":

  1. A man in a suit separated himself from the crowd by the door and came to say that the coffee bar was closed. - "An Encounter in Atlanta", Ed Howdershelt.
  2. First he got an iron bar and then he found the lion and hit him on the end of the nose. - "Seeing Things at Night", Heywood Broun.
  3. " Hurry up," Westy said, " let's find the key- bar and we'll open it for him, we can do it all right." - "Roy Blakeley", Percy Keese Fitzhugh.