Definition of Barret

1. n. A kind of cap formerly worn by soldiers; -- called also barret cap. Also, the flat cap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics.



Definition of Barret

1. a flat cap [n -S]

Medical Definition of Barret

1. A kind of cap formerly worn by soldiers; called also barret cap. Also, the flat cap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics. Origin: F. Barrette, LL. Barretum a cap. See Berretta, and cf. Biretta. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barret

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Literary usage of Barret

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1885)
"L. barret, GEORGE the elder (1728?- 1784), landscape painter, was one of the ... barret, however, could h imself paint, animals in a spirited manner. ..."

2. The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage by Sir James Balfour Paul (1905)
"Essex, son and heir of Charles barret (who was son of Edward barret of Belhus, and died vp 1584), by Christian, daughter of Sir Walter Mildmay, of Apethorpe ..."

3. A History of Water-colour Painting in England by Gilbert Richard Redgrave (1892)
"The Founders of the Water Colour Society ^-George barret ... society be assigned but rather to one of the earliest additions to their number— GEORGE barret, ..."

4. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"WILLIAM barret TRAVIS TO THE PEOPLE OF TEXAS ... WILLIAM barret TRAVIS, Lt. Col. Comdt. PS The Lord is on our side. When the enemy appeared in sight we had ..."

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