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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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com)-- To celebrate a second successful year in business, The Barkers Dozen, a baker of homemade, organic pet treats, today launched “The Year of Barkers” online contest to award one lucky pooch and their owner a year of free organic dog treats provided by The Barkers Dozen.
The Barkers - Owen changed his name after Peter's death to try to distance himself from the Baby P outrage - were charged with assaulting their grandmother Hilda Barker, 82, at her home in Whitstable, Kent, in 1995.
Barkers, EdD, MBA, MHA, BSN, RN took a moment to discuss her personal and professional ambitions and achievements with Jodi Weber, GNA/GNF marketing and communication director.
Neil Evans, defending Barker at his court appearance last Wednesday, told Barry Magistrates' Court, the Barkers had received certain correspondence 'as a result of the accident' and confirmed there was 'currently a police investigation'.
The Barkers also say the event encourages learning and team spirit, not competition.
The Barkers have given the camera unprecedented access to their daily routines, allowing them to capture every rock and roll moment for "Meet the Barkers'" first season.
com)-- To celebrate its first year in business, The Barkers Dozen, a homemade, organic pet treat baker, launched "The Year of Barkers" online contest to award one lucky pooch and their owner a year of free organic dog treats provided by The Barkers Dozen.
Birmingham-based Barkers PR has been linked in unconfirmed reports with the Midlands operation of McCann-Erickson.
Warwickshire: Small (Newbold); Jackson, Saltmarsh, Maisey (all Barkers Butts), Carter (Nuneaton); Warwood (Coventry, captain), Reed (Newbold); Hunter (Kenilworth), Hewitt (Nuneaton), Sanderson (Barkers Butts), Smith (Leamington), Campton, Watts (both Barkers Butts), Saunders (Keresley), Gulliver (Barkers Butts).
This capability provides immediate benefits, including a more robust user interface that offers context sensitive streaming of previews and barkers allowing the MSO to use video to entice subscribers to purchase more video.
COVENTRY are giving a New Year helping hand to Midlands One sides Barkers Butts and Kenilworth.
Barkers Butts prop James Hadfield captains Warwickshire under-21s at Leamington tomorrow night (7.