Barleycorn Definition

bärlē-kôrn
noun
The grain of barley.
American Heritage
Barley or a grain of barley.
Webster's New World
A unit of measure equal to the length of a grain of barley, or about13 inch (0.85 centimeter).
American Heritage
An old unit of linear measure equal to13 inch.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Barleycorn

Noun

Singular:
barleycorn
Plural:
barleycorns

Origin of Barleycorn

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