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Definitions of Barton

  1. A farmyard.
  2. The domain lands of a manor; the manor itself; the outhouses.
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Usage examples for Barton

  1. Has Katie been over to Barton?" – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. Typhis pungens, Barton clay. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  3. If you're not writing a book, what would you like to talk about, Mr. Barton? – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  4. He was in the thick of it before Barton or anybody else could stop him- they only succeeded in stopping poor Barton from following. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  5. " No," said Barton shortly. – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  6. Figured you were one of those blamed rustlers- the country's full of them- Barton back at the muskeg lost a steer last week. – Prescott of Saskatchewan by Harold Bindloss
  7. Mrs. Barton now lighted her candle, and seated herself before her heap of stockings. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  8. Jackson established his Capital at Lamar, in Barton County, about 30 miles south of the Osage, and the men who had been appointed to command the Militia Districts began to come in with their contingents. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  9. Thus it was with Amos Barton on that very Thursday evening, when he was the subject of the conversation at Cross Farm. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  10. Around and beyond Barton there lay fairyland. – Father and Son by Edmund Gosse
  11. William E. Barton, D. D., of Chicago, who has long been an ardent student of Abraham Lincoln and has published several books about him. – The Life and Public Service of General Zachary Taylor: An Address by Abraham Lincoln
  12. " I should like to know what it means myself," said Barton. – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  13. He had left Barton soon after breakfast, without having been able to exchange a word with Mary except in the presence of her mother, and yet he had felt more anxious than ever before at least to say good bye to her without witnesses. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  14. But what I want to know is how he knew your name was Barton." – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  15. Major Barton was then stationed at Tiverton, and for some months anxiously watched the motions of the enemy, with but feeble prospect of obtaining the opportunity he desired. – The Old Bell Of Independence; Or, Philadelphia In 1776 by Henry C. Watson
  16. Doctor Barton thinks they are not specifically different from the Persians; but, taking afterwards a broader range, he thinks, 'that in all the vast countries of America, there is but one language, nay, that it may be proven, or rendered highly probable, that all the languages of the earth bear some affinity together. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  17. Here, too, we met Mr. Barton, the local school superintendent. – The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga A Ride Through the Mountains of Northern Luzon With an Appendix on the Independence of the Philippines by Cornelis De Witt Willcox
  18. Oh, I say, Barton! – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  19. This was the message: Sir Lionel Barton murdered. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  20. King's Barton was not a very big town, but on market days it seemed very busy. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
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