What does the word debar mean?

Usage examples for debar

  1. Debar, for a few days, the little patient from taking meat and broth, and let him live on bread and milk, light puddings, and arrow- root. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  2. Men who wore spectacles were numerous, while those who suffered from diseases which debar a man from a regular army were without number. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  3. I should not debar you from such works. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn