barred gate

barred gate

[¦bärd ′gāt]
(civil engineering)
A gate with one or more horizontal timber rails.

barred gate

A gate with one or more horizontal timber rails.
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A few reached the barred gates, only to be shot in their tracks, without the ghost of a chance to gain the inside of the palisade, and then the whole attack crumpled, and the remaining warriors scampered back into the forest.
The ape-man crept across the clearing until he stood before the barred gates.
Sentries were posted at the barred gates, and finally the village was wrapped in the silence of slumber, except for the wailing of the native women for their dead.
After a couple of hours standing outside the barred gate, the employees left, pending the owner's decision on when they will be allowed in.
Famous tales of Willie's superhuman strength include the time he carried an anchor weighing half a tonne from a ship to the blacksmith's, when he vaulted a five barred gate with a woman under his arm and when he carried a large rock to the Delaval Arms - one which had broken several handcarts before Willie decided to do the work himself.
We proceed along the road we call Roosevelt Avenue past the Dutch block, the ration shed and the warders' quarters, until we come to a barred gate that I've never been through before.
where a barred gate and some fence posts' staggered silvers
When a reporter knocked on her door yesterday, tubby Gonzalez answered it wearing a white nightdress, looking drawn and tired as she peered into the street through her barred gate She said: ``I am involved in Santeria and yes, I am friends with Jennifer Lopez.
After passing that astonishing parade of grandiose homes flaunting affluence, we turned into a small lane and were met with a discreet barred gate with just an entry button -- no house in view.
Other famous tales of Willie's superhuman strength include the time he carried an anchor weighing half a tonne from a ship to the blacksmith's, when he vaulted a five barred gate with a woman under his arm and when he carried a large rock to the Devaval Arms - one which had broken several handcarts before Willie decided to do the work himself.
As you can imagine in those days the military compound was heavily guarded but his rooms had the additional security of a barred gate, much like the ones you see in a prison, and an armed sentry.
For some reason he went mental, threw his lad and took on a five barred gate, but he does not jump as well as he runs six furlongs and he ripped his stomach open - it was unbelievable and it could have been life threatening if it had got infected.