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

  Barrow \Bar"row\ (b[a^]r"r[-o]), n. [OE. barow, fr. AS. beran to
     bear. See Bear to support, and cf. Bier.]
     1. A support having handles, and with or without a wheel, on
        which heavy or bulky things can be transported by hand.
        See Handbarrow, and Wheelbarrow.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Salt Works) A wicker case, in which salt is put to drain.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Barrow \Bar"row\ (b[a^]r"r[-o]), n. [OE. barow, bargh, AS.
     bearg, bearh; akin to Icel. b["o]rgr, OHG. barh, barug, G.
     barch. [root]95.]
     A hog, esp. a male hog castrated. --Holland.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Barrow \Bar"row\, n. [OE. bergh, AS. beorg, beorh, hill,
     sepulchral mound; akin to G. berg mountain, Goth. bairgahei
     hill, hilly country, and perh. to Skr. b[.r]hant high, OIr.
     brigh mountain. Cf. Berg, Berry a mound, and Borough an
     incorporated town.]
     1. A large mound of earth or stones over the remains of the
        dead; a tumulus.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Mining) A heap of rubbish, attle, etc.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the quantity that a barrow will hold [syn: barrow,
      2: (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs
         [syn: burial mound, grave mound, barrow, tumulus]
      3: a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more
         wheels [syn: barrow, garden cart, lawn cart,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  119 Moby Thesaurus words for "barrow":
     anthill, arch, beehive tomb, boar, bone house, boundary stone,
     box grave, brae, brass, burial, burial chamber, burial mound, bust,
     butte, cairn, catacombs, cenotaph, charnel house, cist, cist grave,
     column, cromlech, cross, crypt, cup, cyclolith, deep six, dokhma,
     dolmen, down, drumlin, dune, fell, foothills, footstone, gilt,
     grave, gravestone, headstone, hill, hillock, hoarstone, hog,
     house of death, hummock, inscription, knob, knoll, last home,
     long home, low green tent, low house, marker, mastaba, mausoleum,
     megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column,
     memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, molehill, monolith,
     monstrance, monticle, monticule, monument, moor, mound,
     mummy chamber, narrow house, necrology, obelisk, obituary,
     ossuarium, ossuary, passage grave, pig, piggy, piglet, pigling,
     pillar, pit, plaque, porker, prize, pyramid, razorback, reliquary,
     remembrance, resting place, ribbon, rostral column, sand dune,
     sepulcher, shaft, shaft grave, shoat, shrine, sow, stela, stone,
     stupa, suckling pig, swell, swine, tablet, testimonial, tomb,
     tombstone, tope, tower of silence, trophy, tumulus, tusker, vault,
     wild boar

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Barrow -- U.S. County in Georgia
     Population (2000):    46144
     Housing Units (2000): 17304
     Land area (2000):     162.170535 sq. miles (420.019739 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.669861 sq. miles (1.734931 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    162.840396 sq. miles (421.754670 sq. km)
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             33.994618 N, 83.721626 W
      Barrow, GA
      Barrow County
      Barrow County, GA

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Barrow, AK -- U.S. city in Alaska
     Population (2000):    4581
     Housing Units (2000): 1620
     Land area (2000):     18.396982 sq. miles (47.647963 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    2.929036 sq. miles (7.586167 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    21.326018 sq. miles (55.234130 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            05200
     Located within:       Alaska (AK), FIPS 02
     Location:             71.300371 N, 156.735840 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     99723
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Barrow, AK

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