Definition of Barlow

1. Proper noun. The name of several villages in north-eastern England. ¹



2. Proper noun. (surname habitational from=Old English dot=) originating from one of these villages. ¹

3. Proper noun. The name of several towns in the United States, either named after one of the English villages or a person bearing the surname. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barlow

1. a jackknife [n -S] - See also: jackknife

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barlow

barless
barley
barley-sugar
barley-water
barley candy
barley sugar
barley water
barleycorn
barleycorns
barleylike
barleymeal
barleys
barlike
barlow (current term)
barlows
barm
barmaid
barmaids
barman
barmaster
barmasters
barmbrack
barmbracks
barmcake
barmcakes
barmcloth
barmcloths
barmecidal

Literary usage of Barlow

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1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
"A certificate of Lichfield : Q'dem Tho. de barlow qui tuno erat integer D'nus ... Rogi de barlow &c. 2 Hen. IV. Ego Hugo de barlow remis Jo do barlow sen. ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1885)
"barlow invented repeating clocks about the. year 1676, and repeating watches towards the close of the reign of James II. By means of the mechanism of ..."

3. Year Book (1897)
"Francis Channing barlow died in the city of New York on January 11, 1896. For the last two or three years of his life his health had been bad, ..."

4. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1858)
"Sir G. barlow finally recalled. compensate Sir George barlow for the disappoint- BOOK I. ment which had been inflicted upon him by his super- CHAP. v. ..."

5. An Index to the Wills and Inventories Now Preserved in the Court of Probate by John Parsons Earwaker, Chester (England). Probate Court (1888)
"Admon with Inv 1684 barlow, Esther, of Worsley in Eccles, spinster 1690 barlow, George, of Manchester Admon with Inv 1686 barlow, George, of Pilkington, ..."

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