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Barth

[bahrth for 1; bahrt, bahrth for 2] /bɑrθ for 1; bɑrt, bɑrθ for 2/
noun
1.
John (Simmons)
[sim-uh nz] /ˈsɪm ənz/ (Show IPA),
born 1930, U.S. novelist.
2.
Karl, 1886–1968, Swiss theologian.
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  • Barth interrupted this play of harmless chaff by jerking some remark over his shoulder.

    The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy
  • There were rumbles of uncertainty, but Barth saw that the seed had taken root.

    Victory Lester del Rey
  • Barth rode up to him, his eyes bright, his thick lower lip curving upward in a smile.

  • Barth strode up the ramp of his flagship, shouting out to his men as he went.

    Victory Lester del Rey
  • The experienced old Sheikh of the Kafeila warned Barth to be on his guard, and exhorted his attendants to be staunch.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • Barth; a back-load of rushes, straw, heath, &c. Irish beart.

  • Barth seized his pistols, when, just in time, he was told they were friends.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • Instantly Spencer stiffened himself, and Barth and Karl halted.

    The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy
  • In no part of Negroland did Dr. Barth see less military ardour or more physical depression.

    Some Heroes of Travel W. H. Davenport Adams
British Dictionary definitions for Barth

Barth

noun
1.
(German) (bart). Heinrich. 1821–65, German explorer: author of Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa (1857–58)
2.
(bɑːθ). John (Simmons). born 1930, US novelist; his novels include The Sot-Weed Factor (1960), Giles Goat-Boy (1966), and Once Upon a Time (1994)
3.
(German) (bart). Karl. 1886–1968, Swiss Protestant theologian. He stressed man's dependence on divine grace in such works as Commentary on Romans (1919)
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