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someone who burns down a barn

an impressively successful event

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We've had some barnburners go down to the wire (against Oregon), and I don't expect Thursday to be any different.
Democratic Party, with the Barnburners holding a plurality)); cf.
And Beerstecher explained: "We are not agrarians, we are not barnburners.
class, barnburners about Paraguay or Joe's lung that were as much fun as watching paint dry.
By their adversaries, members of the Equal Rights Party were designated Barnburners.