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barb

1
1. any of the numerous hairlike filaments that form the vane of a feather
2. a beardlike growth in certain animals
3. a hooked hair or projection on certain fruits
4. any small cyprinid fish of the genus Barbus (or Puntius) and related genera, such as B. conchonius (rosy barb)
5. any of the small fleshy protuberances beneath the tongue in horses and cattle

barb

2
a breed of horse of North African origin, similar to the Arab but less spirited

barb

3
Austral a black kelpie (see kelpie)

barb

[bärb]
(meteorology)
A means of representing wind speed in the plotting of a synoptic chart, being a short, straight line drawn obliquely toward lower pressure from the end of a wind-direction shaft. Also known as feather.
(vertebrate zoology)
A side branch on the shaft of a bird's feather.
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Plus, you will get to meet (pun?) the farmer Scott who owns Hasselmann Farms and can ask him all the questions Barb have not been able to answer as she usually mans the stand there LOL!.
"I feel so blessed and humbled," said Barb, who is revered the world over.
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Barb Jungr regularly tours jazz and cabaret clubs here in the UK and in New York too, where she has picked up many awards for her pin drop performances.
Barb's motto is "don't ignore what's on your front door" and she certainly doesn't.
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Barb Wire is set in Steel Harbor, "the last free city," during America's Second Civil War in 2017.
Barb (as she preferred) died before her time, only 61 years old, working fulltime as Remote Community Nurse at Bundarra, as the Nurse Unit Manager.