Definition of Barracks
1. Noun. (plural of barrack) ¹
2. Noun. A group of buildings used by military personnel as housing ¹
3. Verb. (third-person singular of barrack) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Barracks
1. barrack [v] - See also: barrack
Lexicographical Neighbors of Barracks
Literary usage of Barracks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Records, Higher barracks. Exeter. The Wessex Brigade: The Devonshire and ... Lower barracks, Winchester. Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Royal Electrical and ..."
2. The Records of Living Officers of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps by Lewis Randolph Hamersly (1898)
"CAPTAINS. James MT Young.—Born in New York. Appointed from Maryland. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, July 2, 1864 ; Headquarters, 1864-5 ; Marine barracks, ..."
3. Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: In the Olden by John Fanning Watson (1857)
"THE BRITISH barracks. THESE were built in the Northern Liberties soon after the ... The ground plot of the barracks extended from Second to Third street, ..."
4. Travels in North-America, in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782 by François Jean Chastellux, George Grieve (1787)
"... the work tedious and difficult, were not the Americans very expert in putting wood together. After viewing the barracks, I regained the high road; ..."
5. Transactions by Epidemiological Society of London, Zoological Society of London (1882)
"First, the construction of the individual barracks, and the system of grouping them; secondly, ... The barracks should be constructed on the decks of large ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Locution of barracks.—The selection of a healthy site for a barrack building or new military ... In the earlier days of barrack construction, barracks »ere, ..."
7. A Source-book of Military Law and War-time Legislation by John Henry Wigmore (1919)
"Secretary of War may designate branch disciplinary barracks.—The Secretary of War may, from time to time, designate any building or structure or any part ..."
8. Preventive medicine and hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau (1917)
"SANITATION OF barracks AND CAMPS Sanitation of barracks and permanent camps ... Perhaps the most important room in the barracks is the general sleeping room ..."