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BAR'RACK, n. A hut or house for soldiers, especially in garrison. In Spain, a hut or cabin for fishermen.




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BAR'RACK, n. A hut or house for soldiers, especially in garrison. In Spain, a hut or cabin for fishermen.


BAR'RACK, n. [Sp. barraca; Fr. baraque. It seems to be formed like Sax. parruc, a park, an inclosure.]

A hut or house for soldiers, especially in garrison. In Spain, a hut or cabin for fishermen.


Bar"rack
  1. A building for soldiers, especially when in garrison. Commonly in the pl., originally meaning temporary huts, but now usually applied to a permanent structure or set of buildings.

    He lodged in a miserable hut or barrack, composed of dry branches and thatched with straw.
    Gibbon.

  2. To supply with barracks; to establish in barracks; as, to barrack troops.
  3. To live or lodge in barracks.
  4. A movable roof sliding on four posts, to cover hay, straw, etc.

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BAR'RACK, noun A hut or house for soldiers, especially in garrison. In Spain, a hut or cabin for fishermen.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

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Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

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He believes himself a man of importance.

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