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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb barrack:

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Definition of the noun barrack

What does barrack mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: barracks

  1. a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel

Alternative definition of the noun barrack

noun

  1. [military] A building for soldiers, especially when in garrison. Commonly in the plural, originally meaning temporary huts, but now usually applied to a permanent structure or set of buildings.
  2. (local, U.S.) A movable roof sliding on four posts, to cover hay, straw, etc.
  3. (Ireland,colloquial, usually plural) the police station.

Definition of the verb barrack

What does barrack mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: barracked | barracking | barracks

  1. lodge in barracks
    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
    • more generic words: accommodate / lodge = provide housing for
  2. spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
  3. laugh at with contempt and derision

Alternative definition of the verb barrack

verb

  1. To house military personnel; to quarter
  2. [Australia, New Zealand] to cheer on a team etc
  3. [British] to jeer

Game

"Barrack" is a video game written by Ambrosia Software for Mac OS. It was published on March 8, 1996 and sold for US$15.00, with a free demo for downloading.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • genres: Puzzle game, Arcade game
  • publisher: Ambrosia Software
  • released on (19 years ago)
  • official website: www.ambrosiasw.com/games/barrack

Miscellanea

Barrack a.k.a. Barack, pronounced "BUH-ruhtsk", is a type of Hungarian brandy made of apricots; an apricot brandy. The word barack is a collective term for both apricot and peach.

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Google previewCircular (1867)

The cavalry barrack is a one-story brick building, 26 by 200 feet, elevated some 3 feet above the surface of the ground, and surrounded by a covered veranda, 9 feet in width. This building is divided by an archway, 12 feet in width, into two ...

Google previewA Report on the Hygiene of the United States Army (1875)

With Descriptions of Military Posts by United States. Surgeon-General's Office

The cavalry barrack is a one-story brick building, 26 by 200 feet, elevated some 3 feet above the surface of the ground, and surrounded by a covered veranda, 9 feet in width. This building is divided by an archway, 12 feet in width, into two ...

Google previewReport on the Hygiene of the U.S. Army, with Description of Military Posts... (1875)

The cavalry barrack is a one-story brick building, 26 by 200 feet, elevated some 3 feet above the surface of the ground, and surrounded by a covered veranda, 9 feet in width. This building is divided by an archway, 12 feet in width, into two ...

Google previewCongressional Serial Set (1878)

There are offices for officers, and the barrack is a very large building. Everything throughout is finished in complete ...

Google previewBradshaw's illustrated travellers' hand book in [afterw.] to France (1855)

by George Bradshaw

The Colombicrs barrack is a large building for the artillery. Hotel Biossac is a building worth notice; 80 is the Theatre, by Millardet. The Arsenal, on the south- west side of Rennes, is an extensive establishment, increased since 1844. Here are ...

Google previewThe Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle for 1865 (2013)

by Various

The park or the artillery barrack is a spacious handsome building, but has the misfortune to be nearly empty. The church contains nothing remarkable, and the governor's house is very good and commodious, although by no means spacious .

Google previewParliamentary Papers (1902)

1850-1908 by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

The New Ross barrack is an exceptionally good one. In many places it is shameful, with single men sleeping opposite married people. 3660. Mr. STARKIE .—Al'8 not almost all the head constables in Ireland accommodated in barracks 'l —Yes, ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

Barrack r la ed an important part in the two Se mntinies oFIISEt aynd 1857, but the etails of these belgiig to the eral history of British rule in India. BA BACKS are groups of buildings constructed for the accommodation of soldiers. The word ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

The'accommodation to be given in British military barracks is scheduled in the Barrack Synopsis, which contains “ statements of particulars, based upon decisions which have, from time to time, been laid down by authority, as regards the ...

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Scrabble value of B3A1R1R1A1C3K5

The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of BARRACK

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  • RACK BAR

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