2. Adjective. Lacking a bar ¹
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Definition of Barless
1. having no restraints [adj]
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Literary usage of Barless
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1. The Principles and Practice of Canal and River Engineering by David Stevenson (1872)
"... Castelli's theory of the formation of bars ; conditions under which bars are formed—barless rivers—Bar at Cochin—Depth over bars due to scour—Comparison ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"1231, for the barless or open-scale piano, taken out in London in 1888 by HJ Tschudi Broadwood, is remarkable for simplification of design as well as other ..."
3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1867)
"The next improvement was to make these ridges barless by a very simple process, ... Two seven-feet lengths of the barless ground vinery, 3 feet wide, ..."
4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1900)
"barless v. May, 16 Neb. 647- New Mexico — United States Marshal. — Where the sheriff was a party, it was held that the process must be served by a United ..."
5. The New Music Review and Church Music Review by American Guild of Organists (1906)
"HE "barless Psalter," a full description of which has appeared in this paper, is rapidly gaining ground. We trust an American edition will soon be brought ..."
6. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1907)
"... on the organ will frequently become an aimless, barless, rhythmless wandering among the keys to which no change of stops can give any interest. ..."