Origin of barreFrench
- A handrail fixed to a wall, as in a dance studio, used by ballet dancers as a support in certain exercises.
- A fingering technique used with fretted stringed instruments in which a finger is laid across the fretboard to stop all or several strings at once.
Origin of barreFrench from Old French from Vulgar Latin barra of Gaulish origin
- Wilkes-Barre in 1763, but were (October 15th) attacked and driven away by the Indians.
- Harvey, A History of Wilkes-Barre (3 vols., Wilkes-Barre, 1909-1910); see also H.
- The Barre granites, like those of Woodbury and Calais (also in Washington county) and part of those of South Ryegate, Kirby and Newark (Caledonia county), are of the biotite type; they are grey, except the stone from Newark, which is pinkish.
- Barre is the centre of the granite business, and the region about Rutland, especially Proctor, is the principal seat of the marble industry.
- The principal cities are Burlington, Rutland, Barre, Montpelier (the capital) and St Albans.