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Barber

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Barbern. [OE. barbour, OF. barbeor, F. barbier, as if fr. an assumed L. barbator, fr. barba beard. See 1st Barb.].
     One whose occupation it is to shave or trim the beard, and to cut and dress the hair of his patrons.  [1913 Webster]
    " Formerly the barber practiced some offices of surgery, such as letting blood and pulling teeth. Hence such terms as barber surgeon (old form barber chirurgeon), barber surgery, etc."  [1913 Webster]
Barber's itch. See under Itch.
Barberv. t. 
     To shave and dress the beard or hair of.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
Barbern. 
     A storm accompanied by driving ice spicules formed from sea water, esp. one occurring on the Gulf of St. Lawrence; -- so named from the cutting ice spicules.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Barber, n. & v.
--n. a person who cuts men's hair and shaves or trims beards as an occupation; a men's hairdresser.
--v.tr.
1 cut the hair, shave or trim the beard of.
2 cut or trim closely (barbered the grass).

Idiom
barber-shop (or barber-shop quartet) US colloq. a popular style of close harmony singing for four male voices. barber's pole a spirally painted striped red and white pole hung outside barbers' shops as a business sign.
Etymology
ME & AF f. OF barbeor f. med.L barbator -oris f. barba beard

THESAURUS

Barber

beautician, beautifier, bob, clipper, coif, coiffeur, coiffeuse, coiffure, conk, cropper, hairdresser, manicurist, pompadour, process, shaver, shingle, trim, wave

ROGET THESAURUS

Barber

Wind

N wind, draught, flatus, afflatus, efflation, eluvium, air, breath, breath of air, puff, whiff, zephyr, blow, breeze, drift, aura, stream, current, jet stream, undercurrent, gust, blast, squall, gale, half a gale, storm, tempest, hurricane, whirlwind, tornado, samiel, cyclone, anticyclone, typhoon, simoon, simoom, harmattan, monsoon, trade wind, sirocco, mistral, bise, tramontane, levanter, capful of wind, fresh breeze, stiff breeze, keen blast, blizzard, barber, candelia, chinook, foehn, khamsin, norther, vendaval, wuther, windiness, ventosity, rough weather, dirty weather, ugly weather, stress of weather, dirty sky, mare's tail, thick squall, black squall, white squall, anemography, aerodynamics, wind gauge, weathercock, vane, weather- vane, wind sock, anemometer, anemoscope, sufflation, insufflation, perflation, inflation, afflation, blowing, fanning, ventilation, sneezing, errhine, sternutative, sternutatory, sternutation, hiccup, hiccough, catching of the breath, Eolus, Boreas, Zephyr, cave of Eolus, air pump, air blower, lungs, bellows, blowpipe, fan, ventilator, punkah, branchiae, gills, flabellum, vertilabrum, whiffle ball, blowing, windy, flatulent, breezy, gusty, squally, stormy, tempestuous, blustering, boisterous, pulmonic, pulmonary, lull'd by soft zephyrs, the storm is up and all is on the hazard, the winds were wither'd in the stagnant air, while mocking winds are piping loud, winged with red lightning and tempestuous rage.


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