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barrow: a large mound of earth or stones placed over a burial. The term is especially used in reference to the mounds of England.
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* (anthropology/archaeology) a large mound of earth or stones placed over a burial. The term is especially used in reference to the mounds of England.
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* (geology)
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#A wicker basket in which salt is put to drain.  <i>Webster 2nd </i>
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#A box with two handles at one end and a wheel at the other.  <i>Zern </i>
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#A vehicle in which ore, coal, etc., is wheeled; a push cart. <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
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[[Category: Anthropology]]
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[[Category: Archaeology]]

Latest revision as of 10:06, 11 November 2020

  • (anthropology/archaeology) a large mound of earth or stones placed over a burial. The term is especially used in reference to the mounds of England.
  • (geology)
  1. A wicker basket in which salt is put to drain. Webster 2nd
  2. A box with two handles at one end and a wheel at the other. Zern
  3. A vehicle in which ore, coal, etc., is wheeled; a push cart.
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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