Barbed (?), a. [See 4th Bare.]

Accoutered with defensive armor; -- said of a horse. See Barded ( which is the proper form.)

Sir W. Raleigh.


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Barbed, a.

Furnished with a barb or barbs; as, a barbed arrow; barbed wire.

Barbed wire, a wire, or a strand of twisted wires, armed with barbs or sharp points. It is used for fences.


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