barrow

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Synonyms for barrow

Synonyms for barrow

the quantity that a barrow will hold

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(archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs

a cart for carrying small loads

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May I lie dead under the barrow that is heaped over my body ere I hear your cry as they carry you into bondage.
It had come--appearing suddenly from behind the forehead of the nearest upland, and stopping beside the boy with the barrow.
At one side was a barrowman with a load of walnuts, and beside the barrow a bedraggled woman with a black fringe and a chequered shawl thrown over her head.
The great world had never heard his name, but it was known far and wide in the vast silent North, by whites and Indians and Eskimos, from Bering Sea to the Passes, from the head reaches of remotest rivers to the tundra shore of Point Barrow.
Mother called us, but we had paraded out into the garden, after our ball, and were having a concert, as we sat about on the cabbages for green satin seats, so we did n't hear the call, and just as the company was going, a great noise arrested them on the doorstep, and round the corner of the house rattled Ned in full costume, wheeling Kitty in a barrow, while Jimmy, Will, and I ran screaming after, looking like Bedlamites; for we were playing that Lady Fitz Perkins had fainted, and was being borne home senseless in a cab.
To the right of this stood, and stands to this day, an ancient barrow, or burying mound, covered deeply in a bristle of heather and bracken.
Out of the tangled scrub on the old overgrown barrow two human faces were looking out at him; the sinking sun glimmered full upon them, showing up every line and feature.
The black man fled over to that side," said Alleyne, pointing towards the barrow.
The negro had burrowed down into his hiding-place upon the barrow, where he might have lain snug enough, had it not been for the red gear upon his head.
A couple of porters were seated upon a barrow which contained one solitary portmanteau.
Down at the other end of the platform the wooden barrier was thrust back, and a porter with some luggage upon a barrow made his noisy approach.
There's a barrow t'other side the hedge,' said the boy.
The long gamekeeper resolutely protested against the introduction into a shooting party, of a gentleman in a barrow, as a gross violation of all established rules and precedents.
I won't suffer this barrow to be moved another step,' said Mr.
Now then--all ready--all right with the barrow there?