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Synonyms for Barber

United States composer (1910-1981)

a hairdresser who cuts hair and shaves beards as a trade

perform the services of a barber: cut the hair and/or beard of

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Surely the leagues of bright green lawns are swept and brushed and watered every day and their grasses trimmed by the barber.
If any barber is good enough to shave your neck, and then I am, too.
I sought him long from place to place, but it was only to-day, when I expected it least, that I came across him, as much irritated with me as ever"-- So saying the tailor went on to relate the story of the lame man and the barber, which has already been told.
When the barber," he continued, "had finished his tale, we came to the conclusion that the young man had been right, when he had accused him of being a great chatter-box.
I must confess," he exclaimed, "that I am much more interested in the stories of the barber and his brothers, and of the lame man, than in that of my own jester.
He told him, and the nonsense he had talked when found and on the way home, all which made the licentiate the more eager to do what he did the next day, which was to summon his friend the barber, Master Nicholas, and go with him to Don Quixote's house.
Chauncey, wearing a white wig, which the barber took from his head and placed upon a wig-block.
It was the shock of this disappointment, per- haps, coming soon after the loss of his wife, that had driven him crazy on that point," the barber suggested, with an air of great psychological in- sight.
The barber was showing off his strength of mind in the midst of a laughter that shook the tap-room.
The man looked at him coldly, as if he had himself observed the likeness to the barber.
Marshall went straight down the street to the side door of Augustus Palmer's barber shop.
The Liberals are in and you're going to barber a good Grit before the sun rises.
The stipend arising hence would hardly have indulged the schoolmaster in the luxuries of life, had he not added to this office those of clerk and barber, and had not Mr Allworthy added to the whole an annuity of ten pounds, which the poor man received every Christmas, and with which he was enabled to cheer his heart during that sacred festival.
Matvey was followed by the barber with all the necessaries for shaving.
Matvey, my sister Anna Arkadyevna will be here tomorrow," he said, checking for a minute the sleek, plump hand of the barber, cutting a pink path through his long, curly whiskers.