Barber in a sentence

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Definition of Barber

  • One whose occupation it is to shave or trim the beard, and to cut and dress the hair of his patrons.
  • To shave and dress the beard or hair of.
  • 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.
  • a hairdresser who cuts hair and shaves beards as a trade
  • United States composer (1910-1981)
  • perform the services of a barber: cut the hair and/or beard of

How to use barber in a sentence. Barber pronunciation.

The fellah gave labour and taxes and backsheesh and life to the State, and the long line of tyrants above him, under the sting of the kourbash; the high officials gave backsheesh to the Prince Pasha, or to his Mouffetish, or to his Chief Eunuch, or to his barber, or to some slave who had his ear.
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Dined at home, and then up to my chamber again about business, and so to the office about despatching of the East India ships, where we staid till 8 at night, and then after I had been at Sir W. Pen's awhile discoursing with him and Mr. Kenard the joiner about the new building in his house, I went home, where I found a vessel of oysters sent me from Chatham, so I fell to eat some and then to supper, and so after the barber had done to bed.
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He was a tiny mite of a man with a thin wiry body supporting the head of a professional barber.
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Up betimes this morning, and after the barber had done with me, then to the office, where I and Sir William Pen only did meet and despatch business.
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Hence to my Lord's to dinner with Mr. Sheply, so to the Privy Seal; and at night home, and then sent for the barber, and was trimmed in the kitchen, the first time that ever I was so.
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From thence to dinner by coach with my wife to my Cozen Scott's, and the company not being come, I went over the way to the Barber's.
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The carpenter flushed like a girl and raised his hand to grasp the President's, but snatched his own back again to give it three or four rubs up and down, back and front, upon the leg of his trousers, like a barber's finishing-touch to a razor, and then gave the much smaller Spanish hand such a grip as brought tears not of emotion but of pain into the President's eyes.
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And over yonder? EPOPS 'Tis the barber.
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All? PISTHETAERUS Have you not often heard the father say to young men in the barbers' shops, "It's astonishing how Diitrephes' advice has made my son fly to horse-riding."-"Mine," says another, "has flown towards tragic poetry on the wings of his imagination.
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Of these grand officers, three had been shoemakers, two tailors, four bakers, four barbers, six friars, eight abbes, six officers, three pedlers, three chandlers, seven drummers, sixteen soldiers, and eight regicides; four were lawful Kings, and the six others, Electors or Princes of the most ancient houses in Europe.
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My barber talks of it- everybody.
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Surely the leagues of bright green lawns are swept and brushed and watered every day and their grasses trimmed by the barber.
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We shunned these signs for a time, but finally we concluded that the wig-makers must of necessity be the barbers as well, since we could find no single legitimate representative of the fraternity.
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The barber inquired where my room was.
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Then there was an excitement among those two barbers!
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The truth is, as I believe I have since found out, that they have no barber shops worthy of the name in Paris-and no barbers, either, for that matter.
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The impostor who does duty as a barber brings his pans and napkins and implements of torture to your residence and deliberately skins you in your private apartments.
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Someday a Parisian barber will come to my room to skin me, and from that day forth that barber will never be heard of more.
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We have seen the Tuileries, the Napoleon Column, the Madeleine, that wonder of wonders the tomb of Napoleon, all the great churches and museums, libraries, imperial palaces, and sculpture and picture galleries, the Pantheon, Jardin des Plantes, the opera, the circus, the legislative body, the billiard rooms, the barbers, the grisettes- Ah, the grisettes!
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When an acre of ground has produced long and well, we let it lie fallow and rest for a season; we take no man clear across the continent in the same coach he started in-the coach is stabled somewhere on the plains and its heated machinery allowed to cool for a few days; when a razor has seen long service and refuses to hold an edge, the barber lays it away for a few weeks, and the edge comes back of its own accord.
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Examples of Barber

Example #1
But all the time the bright, unclouded sun looked down on a smiling land, and in Cairo streets the din of the hammers, the voices of the boys driving heavily laden donkeys, the call of the camel-drivers leading their caravans into the great squares, the clang of the brasses of the sherbet-sellers, the song of the vendor of sweetmeats, the drone of the merchant praising his wares, went on amid scenes of wealth and luxury, and the city glowed with colour and gleamed with light.
Example #2
A man's labour was not his own.
Example #3
I am told that this day the Parliament hath voted 2s.
Example #4
All the morning at home about business with my brother Tom, and then with Mr. Moore, and then I set to make some strict rules for my future practice in my expenses, which I did bind myself in the presence of God by oath to observe upon penalty therein set down, and I do not doubt but hereafter to give a good account of my time and to grow rich, for I do find a great deal more of content in these few days, that I do spend well about my business, than in all the pleasure of a whole week, besides the trouble which I remember I always have after that for the expense of my money.
Example #5
His black hair was glossy and most romantically arranged.
Example #6
Before that cavernous fireplace posed General Siddall.