Synonyms for barrack

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By barrack and camp life the normal civilian intellect is, as it were, marooned.

Beg pardon, sir; but you are the gentleman from the barrack, sir?

I know he's here, for I heard him as I crossed the barrack square.

It is fast falling into ruin since it was abandoned as a barrack.

It is a wooden structure, looking more like a barrack than a castle.

As nothing had been heard of the bush rangers, Reuben determined to return to his barrack.

But at the beginning you will see them at their worst in the dulness of barrack life.

It allows the captain to decide, but will barrack him if displeased with his decision.

Mr. Gregg came out of the barrack and crossed the square rapidly.

After supper, Mr. Gault will introduce you to the boys of your barrack.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, "temporary hut for soldiers during a siege," from French barraque, from Spanish barraca (mid-13c. in Medieval Latin) "soldier's tent," literally "cabin, hut," perhaps from barro "clay, mud," which is probably of Celt-Iberian origin. Meaning "permanent building for housing troops" (usually in plural) is attested from 1690s.