EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BARB

How gracefully their Colonel, the young Count of Eberstein, bounds on his barb!

The "mastiff" epithet stuck like a barb in my boyish chivalry.

My grandfather had a barb of thees kind—but she has gone dead, and so have my grandfather.

The delayed realization of her patience of misery rankled like a barb.

Richard was borne to his tent, and a surgeon was sent for to cut out the barb.

In trying to draw it out they broke the shaft, thus leaving the barb in the wound.

But the arrow had not missed its mark; it clung fast by the barb to his heart.

Barb broke abruptly in on the conversation: "What did Stone find out?"

Barb never smoked a good one in his life—you know that, Henry?

But when he wanted money he'd drive off some of Barb's steers.

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