barbwire
noun Date: 1880 barbed wire

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • barbwire — [bärb′wīr′] n. BARBED WIRE …   English World dictionary

  • barbwire — [ bɑːbwaɪə] to string barbwire …   Combinatory dictionary

  • barbwire — /bahrb wuyeur /, n. See barbed wire. * * * …   Universalium

  • barbwire — n. wire which has sharp metal points at regular intervals (used for fencing) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • barbwire — noun N. Amer. barbed wire …   English new terms dictionary

  • barbwire — noun (U) AmE barbed wire …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • barbwire — barb·wire …   English syllables

  • barbwire — barb•wire [[t]ˈbɑrbˈwaɪər[/t]] n. bui barbed wire …   From formal English to slang

  • barbwire — /babˈwaɪə/ (say bahb wuyuh) noun 1. → barbed wire. –adjective 2. made from barbed wire …   Australian English dictionary

  • barbwire — n. US = barbed wire (see BARB) …   Useful english dictionary

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