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  1. Barrynoun

    derived from the given name, or from place names in Scotland and Wales.

  2. barrynoun

    A field divided transversely into several equal parts, and consisting of two different tinctures interchangeably disposed.

  3. Barrynoun

    A male given name from Irish

  4. Barrynoun

    A surname derived from the given name, or from place names in Scotland and Wales.

  5. Etymology: Anglicized form of Irish Barra, short form of Fionnbharr, from fionn ("white") + barr ("head").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Barryadjective

    divided into bars; -- said of the field


  1. Barry

    Barry was a parliamentary constituency in Wales which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post voting system. The constituency was created for the 1950 general election, and abolished for the 1983 general election. The majority of the electorate passed to the new Vale of Glamorgan constituency where they formed a majority of this seat. The district of Penarth which formed 23.6% of the constituency joined the majority of the Cardiff SE seat to form the new Cardiff South and Penarth.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. barry

    In heraldry, the term applied to a shield which is divided transversely into four, six, or more equal parts, and consisting of two or more tinctures interchangeably disposed. Barry-bendy is where the shield is divided into four, six, or more equal parts, by diagonal lines, the tincture of which it consists being varied interchangeably. Barry-pily is where the shield is divided by diagonal lines, the different colors being interchanged.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Barry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3327

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Barry in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Barry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Barry in a Sentence

  1. Barry Morphew:

    Gentile agreed to work for an entire day, but Barry Morphew dismissed Barry Morphew from the job early, around 11 a.m.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    I got ahead of it on being born in the Canal Zone when I was running in 2008, i said, 'Look, there is a precedent set: Barry Goldwater ran for president; was born in Arizona when it was a territory.' The Panama Canal was a territory of the United States of America.

  3. Barry Pollack:

    If that fails, Julian Assange will surely argue in the Barry Pollack courts that the Constitution forbids criminal prosecution for publishing information that someone else leaked.

  4. Andy Lipow:

    The IEA report is tempering any price rise that we might see from Tropical Storm Barry because the market continues to stumble under the weight of slowing economic growth.

  5. Andrew Sveen:

    Barry made a name for himself by working harder than his competitors and hustling for clients, his actions and style brought greater liquidity and transparency to the loan market. His longevity is a tribute to his success and we look forward to working with him in the future.

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