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Meaning of barleycorn

bar•ley•corn

Pronunciation: (bär'lē-kôrn"), [key]
— n.
  1. barley.
  2. a grain of barley.
  3. a measure equal to in. (8.5 mm).
  4. a type of basket weave that produces an allover geometric pattern.

Bar•ley•corn

Pronunciation: (bär'lē-kôrn"), [key]
— n.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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