Meaning of barrow

bar•row

Pronunciation: (bar'ō), [key]
— n.
  1. a flat, rectangular frame used for carrying a load, esp. such a frame with projecting shafts at each end for handles; handbarrow.
  2. a wheelbarrow.
  3. a pushcart used by street vendors, esp. by costermongers.

bar•row

Pronunciation: (bar'ō), [key]
— n.
  1. tumulus (def. 1).
  2. a hill (sometimes used in combination): Trentishoe Barrow in North Devon; Whitbarrow in North Lancashire.

bar•row

Pronunciation: (bar'ō), [key]
— n.
  1. a castrated male swine.

Bar•row

Pronunciation: (bar'ō), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda seaport in Cumbria, in NW England. 73,900.
  2. the N tip of Alaska: the northernmost point of the U.S.
  3. a town in N Alaska, S of Barrow Point: site of a government science-research center. 2207.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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