barred


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  • adj

Synonyms for barred

preventing entry or exit or a course of action

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marked with stripes or bands

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He said that after the wall-paper was changed it would be the heavy bedstead, and then the barred windows, and then that gate at the head of the stairs, and so on.
So a barred door clanged upon Jurgis and he sat down upon a bench and buried his face in his hands.
The girl's defense was, that the lordship of the seigniory was vested in the bishop, and the par- ticular right here involved was not transferable, but must be exercised by the lord himself or stand vacated; and that an older law, of the Church itself, strictly barred the bishop from exercising it.
Then he added that he and his principal would enjoy axes, and indeed prefer them, but such weapons were barred by the French code, and so I must change my proposal.
As soon as I was in the old gentleman he locked the door and barred it and bolted it, and told the young men to come in with their guns, and they all went in a big parlor that had a new rag carpet on the floor, and got together in a corner that was out of the range of the front windows -- there warn't none on the side.
Rochester, as he closed and barred the heavy yard-gates.