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[bahrnz] /bɑrnz/
Albert Coombs [koomz] /kumz/ (Show IPA), 1873–1951, U.S. inventor and art collector.
Djuna (Chappell)
[joo-nuh chap-uh l] /ˈdʒu nə ˈtʃæp əl/ (Show IPA),
1892–1982, U.S. novelist, poet, and playwright. Unabridged
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  • No doubt Barnes thought he was conducting the business very smartly and diplomatically.

    The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Barnes was incongruously named when he was given the name of Harry.

  • Doctor Barnes came closer and gazed reverently down upon the dead face.

    The Last Stroke Lawrence L. Lynch
  • We buried him with the usual ceremonies, and Mr. Barnes took command.

    The Grain Ship Morgan Robertson
  • Barnes, looking around quickly to see who had read his inmost thoughts, met the firm glance of his antagonist.

    The Strollers Frederic S. Isham
British Dictionary definitions for Barnes


Djuna. 1892–1982, US novelist, noted for Nightwood (1936)
William. 1801–86, British poet, best known for Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect (1879)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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