What does barrow mean?

Definitions for barrowˈbær oʊ; ˈfɜr nɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barrow, barrowful(noun)

    the quantity that a barrow will hold

  2. burial mound, grave mound, barrow, tumulus(noun)

    (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs

  3. barrow, garden cart, lawn cart, wheelbarrow(noun)

    a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels

Webster Dictionary

  1. Barrow(noun)

    a support having handles, and with or without a wheel, on which heavy or bulky things can be transported by hand. See Handbarrow, and Wheelbarrow

  2. Barrow(noun)

    a wicker case, in which salt is put to drain

  3. Barrow(noun)

    a hog, esp. a male hog castrated

  4. Barrow(noun)

    a large mound of earth or stones over the remains of the dead; a tumulus

  5. Barrow(noun)

    a heap of rubbish, attle, etc


  1. Barrow

    Barrow is the largest city of the North Slope Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is the 9th northernmost city in the world and is the northernmost city in the United States of America, with nearby Point Barrow being the nation's northernmost point. Barrow's population was 4,212 at the 2010 census. The city was named after Sir John Barrow.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Barrow

    bar′rō, n. a small hand or one-wheel carriage used to bear or convey a load.—n. Bar′row-tram, the shaft of a barrow. [M. E. barewe, from an assumed A.S. form bearweberan, to bear.]

  2. Barrow

    bar′rō, n. originally a mountain, hillock: a mound raised over graves in former times. [A.S. beorg; cog. with Ger. berg.]

  3. Barrow

    bar′rō, n. a long sleeveless flannel garment for infants. [A.S. beorgan, to protect.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Barrow

    a river in Ireland rising in the Slievebloom Mts.; falls into Waterford harbour, after a course of 114 m.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of barrow in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of barrow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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