A view through the window of a barbershop.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French barbour; ultimately ; from Midieval Latin barbator ; from Classical Latin barba, beard
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- To cut the hair of.
- To shave or trim the beard of.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French barbour, from Medieval Latin barbātōr, from Latin barba, beard; see bhardh-ā- in Indo-European roots.
, Samuel 1910-1981.