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Barker

1. George (Granville). 1913--91, British poet: author of Calamiterror (1937) and The True Confession of George Barker (1950)
2. Howard. born 1946, British playwright: his plays include Claw (1975), The Castle (1985), A Hard Heart (1992), and 13 Objects (2003)
3. Ronnie, full name Ronald William George Barker. born 1929, British comedian: known esp for his partnership with Ronnie Corbett (born 1930) in the TV series The Two Ronnies (1971--85)

barker

[′bär·kər]
(design engineering)
(engineering)
A machine, used mainly in pulp mills, which removes the bark from logs.
(forestry)
A worker who subjects logs and pulpwood to water pressure in a stream barker or tumbling in a drum barker, in order to free them from bark and dirt. Also known as power barker.
A worker who prepares or shovels bark for tanning.
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Catering to those independent home improvers is Barker Cabinets, a Tualatin, Oregon-based cabinet company that provides high-quality products designed and assembled by its clientele.
com)-- Benz Model & Talent, Florida's largest talent agency, has recently added signature voice talent Bo Barker (Bo Barker Voiceovers) to their voiceover talent roster it was announced today.
Lewis Barker came on as a replacement and transformed the half.
9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning advertising agency Barker DZP has been recognized as one of the fastest growing advertising agencies in the nation by The Agency Post in the publication's inaugural "Agency 100" list.
MIDDLESBROUGH-BASED retailer Barker and Stonehouse is expanding, opening a store in London in July.
But after more than four decades in the city centre, Barker is set to shut its clothing section to focus its efforts on building its coffee business.
THE son of comedy legend Ronnie Barker yesterday admitted child porn charges as it emerged he has refused to reveal where he spent eight years on the run.
BIRMINGHAM star Ben Barker claimed one of the biggest victories of his career with a stunning display in yesterday's Ben Fund Bonanza.
Barker had looked to match Martinez in the early rounds at the Boardwalk Hotel but as he tried to make up lost ground in the 11th he was caught by Martinez's destructive punching.
WELSH star Elinor Barker gave the GB Cycling Team a great start to the World Road Championships in Denmark with second place in an extremely close Junior Women's Time Trial.
BARKER v SPADA Sky Sports 1, 8pm DARREN BARKER returns to the ring for the first time in a year when he takes on Italy's Domenico Spada for the vacant European middleweight title at London's Olympia, writes Dan Williams.