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Synonyms for barb

Synonyms for barb

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

the pointed part of barbed wire

a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove

one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather

provide with barbs

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Orchestre National de Barbes first played at the gathering back in 2001.
The Orchestre National de Barbes, better known to music fans as the ONB, recently exploded onto the Paris music scene with their infectious world sound.
These so-called barbes (a term of affection from the word uncle) are the subject of this important and commendable work by Gabriel Audisio on the origins, dispersion, and organization of the Waldensian preachers beginning with Vaudes and the Poor of Lyons in the late twelfth century and ending with the barbes of the early sixteenth century, who after negotiations with Guillaume Farel and others opted for the Reform.
With Youcef, discover all of Barbes," he offers as he wanders through the "medina" of Paris.
A poster displayed at an "anti-war" demonstration last October in Berlin provided a graphically condensed version of the same "theory" developed by the Barbes orator.
On allait en bande a Barbes voir Shaft avec la musique d'Issac Hayes .
Gabriel Audisio describes the literacy of Waldensians in fifteenth-century Provence in terms of proximity to books widely circulated by their barbes or preachers, thus adding to the picture of a `passive' literacy.
Address : Ministere de l~economie, de l~industrie et du numerique - Direction generale des entreprises - 67 rue Barbes - BP80001 94201 Ivry-sur-Seine cedex
beaucoup moins que]Des amis acteurs, journalistes, artistes et citoyens se sont donn e rendez-vous pour une demonstration pour denoncer ces actes barbes.
Un public nombreux s'est delecte dans la soiree de dimanche dernier de la musique de l'Orchestre national de Barbes (ONB), lors d'un concert a l'hotel Hilton.
Ce cinema a l'etonnante decoration egyptienne situe dans le quartier de Barbes proposera dans ses 3 salles une programmation diversifiee.
Other artists confirmed at The Corniche are: Khaira Alby (Mali), LA-33 (Colombia) and Orchestre National de Barbes (France).
Meanwhile, Paris-based fusion music group the Orchestre National De Barbes (ONB) will perform from 8pm tonight at the Cultural Hall, near the Bahrain National Museum, Manama.
At the same venue Camut Band from Spain will also entertain audiences with their mix of African percussion, tap dance, voice and sand dance in addition to the Osrchestre National De Barbes who re-invent traditional music from the Maghreb.
George Barbes, Chairman of the Sun Country ALPA unit.