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.
In the study, pigs had access to a standard rectangular pen with a metal floor and solid sides (the "control" pen, used for comparison), a pen with a rubber mat on the floor, another with a mirror on the wall, and a fourth that had a barred gate with a view of another pig across a passageway.
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.
The Council decided in April to get tougher on its June 1999 financial sanctions against the FRY and Republic of Serbia, with the exception of Kosovo and Montenegro, but a small gap through the barred gate with an inclusion to the Regulation's amendment, for "the creation of a positive, or white list, of companies, undertakings, institutions and entities which can prove that they are not owned, controlled or working on behalf of the Government of the FRY or Republic of Serbia".
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.