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 for barber
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Barber \Bar"ber\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Barbered
     (b[aum]r"b[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Barbering.]
     To shave and dress the beard or hair of. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Barber \Bar"ber\, n. (Meteor.)
     A storm accompanied by driving ice spicules formed from sea
     water, esp. one occurring on the Gulf of St. Lawrence; -- so
     named from the cutting ice spicules. [Canada]
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Barber \Bar"ber\ (b[aum]r"b[~e]r), n. [OE. barbour, OF. barbeor,
     F. barbier, as if fr. an assumed L. barbator, fr. barba
     beard. See 1st Barb.]
     One whose occupation it is to shave or trim the beard, and to
     cut and dress the hair of his patrons.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Barber's itch. See under Itch.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Formerly the barber practiced some offices of surgery,
           such as letting blood and pulling teeth. Hence such
           terms as barber surgeon (old form
  
     barber chirurgeon),
  
     barber surgery, etc.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Barber
      n 1: United States composer (1910-1981) [syn: Barber, Samuel
           Barber]
      2: a hairdresser who cuts hair and shaves beards as a trade
      v 1: perform the services of a barber: cut the hair and/or beard
           of

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  18 Moby Thesaurus words for "barber":
     beautician, beautifier, bob, clipper, coif, coiffeur, coiffeuse,
     coiffure, conk, cropper, hairdresser, manicurist, pompadour,
     process, shaver, shingle, trim, wave
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Barber
     Found only once, in Ezek. 5:1, where reference is made to the
     Jewish custom of shaving the head as a sign of mourning. The
     Nazarites were untouched by the razor from their birth (Num.
     6:5). Comp. Judg. 16:19.
     

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Barber -- U.S. County in Kansas
     Population (2000):    5307
     Housing Units (2000): 2740
     Land area (2000):     1134.112529 sq. miles (2937.337841 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    2.098189 sq. miles (5.434284 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1136.210718 sq. miles (2942.772125 sq. km)
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             37.230652 N, 98.568613 W
     Headwords:
      Barber
      Barber, KS
      Barber County
      Barber County, KS
  

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