Definition of Barleycorns

1. Noun. (plural of barleycorn) ¹



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Definition of Barleycorns

1. barleycorn [n] - See also: barleycorn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barleycorns

barkometers
barks
barky
barleduc
barleducs
barless
barley
barley-sugar
barley-water
barley candy
barley sugar
barley water
barleycorn
barleycorns (current term)
barleylike
barleymeal
barleys
barlike
barlow
barlows
barm
barmaid
barmaids
barman
barmaster
barmasters
barmbrack
barmbracks

Literary usage of Barleycorns

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1. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"At first sight we are tempted to think that the twelve pieces of bronze into which the obol was divided corresponded to the weight of twelve barleycorns of ..."

2. Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools, Uniting the Inductive by Charles Davies (1848)
"We first reduce the feet to inches and then add in the 10 inches : we next reduce the inches to barleycorns and add in the 2 ..."

3. Arithmetic Designed for Academies and Schools: With Answers by Charles Davies (1847)
"We first reduce the feet to inches and then add in the 10 inches : we next reduce the inches to barleycorns and add in the 2 ..."

4. Tribal Custom in Anglo-Saxon Law: Being an Essay Supplemental To: (1) The by Frederic Seebohm (1902)
"For convenience I adhere throughout to reckoning in wheat- grains. Professor Ridgeway informs me that three barleycorns were equated with four wheat- grains ..."

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