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noun as in hair cutter

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Harry Raymond, a reporter for the Daily Worker, a communist newspaper published in New York City that campaigned against racial discrimination, counted 34 bullets in front of a barber shop.

They were classified as high-risk close contacts to the barber, who had several negative test results before being allowed into the facility.

Now with barely 25 hours of work a week and bills piling up, Barber, 60, worries the federal government will resume withholding 12 percent of her paycheck for a past-due student loan.

For Barber, the new position is the latest step in a professional career spent working both inside and outside the tech industry.

All of them must close up, that is, except barber shops and hair salons.

Business owners swept up glass in front of their barber shop.

That is why Malloy is campaigning on a lonely stretch of barber shops and boxing gyms in New Haven a week before the election.

Gone are the days of corner suites, an on-staff barber, and diamond medallions given to employees.

“If you say a bad word about someone here, it gets around fast,” said Jack West, the barber.

He looked, that dreadful afternoon, as if he had just come from his barber, tailor and haberdasher.

For about thirty feet from the ground this was painted in coloured stripes very much like a barber's pole.

A barber having a dispute with a parish clerk on a point of grammar, the latter said it was a downright barbarism, indeed.

Even the cribbage game under the barber shop was suspended, and the cribbage game was an institution.

They both found me under the barber's hand; but I had a bottle of good sack in the house, and so made them very welcome.

At night before I went to bed the barber came to trim me and wash me, and so to bed, in order to my being clean to-morrow.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to barber, such as: beautician, coiffeur, coiffeuse, cosmetologist, hairdresser, and shaver.

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