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barber pole

noun
1.
a pole with red and white spiral stripes symbolizing the barber's former sideline of surgery.
Also, barber's pole.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85
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barber's pole

noun
1.
a sign outside a barber's shop consisting of a pole painted with red and white spiral stripes
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