Definition Of barrow


a city in north central Alaska, a commercial center on the Arctic Ocean. It is the northernmost US city; population 4,010 (est. 2008). Nearby Point Barrow is the northernmost point in the US.

a male pig castrated before maturity.

Mackenzie Langemeier won the honor of grand champion Duroc barrow with her 259-pound pig named Rocky. The barrow was purchased from Kent Brattain.

a wheelbarrow.

She gathered two stacks of hay into a wheelbarrow and pushed the barrow to the stall that was vacant.

an ancient burial mound.

Across Britain and Ireland there are thousands of Iron Age barrows and burial mounds, and hundreds of Iron Age hill forts.

Example Of barrow

  • A friend of mine had a barrow in Wilton Shopping Centre in Cork but he had nothing to sell.

  • A gardener's wheelbarrow parked outside the Waterlily House had an old Victoria Lily leaf sitting in it (taking up most of the barrow , folded over twice).

  • Believing that associated cremation burials might be lost, archaeologists cleared the barrow to the top of the original earth mound, which was only 50 cm high.

  • Cory hastily drained the bottle, recapped it and laid it in the barrow , then seized the handles.

  • Fleet Street was choked with red-headed folk, and Pope's Court looked like a coster's orange barrow .

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