Barber's shop

subs.
Ar. and P. κουρεῖον, τό.

Woodhouse English-Greek dictionary. A vocabulary of the Attic language. 2014.

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  • barber's shop — barber s shop, British. a barbershop …   Useful english dictionary

  • barber's shop — hair salon for men …   English contemporary dictionary

  • barber — [[t]bɑ͟ː(r)bə(r)[/t]] barbers 1) N COUNT A barber is a man whose job is cutting men s hair. ...a barber s shop in south London. 2) N SING A barber s is a shop where a barber works. [BRIT] My Mum took me to the barber s. (in AM, use barber shop) …   English dictionary

  • shop — I n. store 1) to manage, operate a shop 2) an antique shop; barbershop (esp. AE), barber s shop (BE); bookshop; butcher (AE), butcher s (BE); chemist s (BE); duty free; gift; novelty; pastry shop; sweetshop (BE); thrift; toy shop 3) a draper s… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • shop — shop1 W1S1 [ʃɔp US ʃa:p] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(place where you buy things)¦ 2¦(place which makes/repairs things)¦ 3¦(school subject)¦ 4 set up shop 5 shut up shop 6 talk shop 7 all over the shop 8¦(go shopping)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shop — shop1 [ ʃap ] noun ** 1. ) count a place where you buy things or where you pay for a service: STORE: We ate lunch at a little coffee shop. a copy/barber/pawn shop: I need to go to the pawn shop and to get my watch back. a ) only before noun… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Barber, Mr —    Addressed to a barber by Tom in Fielding’s Tom Jones. He also calls him tonsor, which is the Latin word for barber, and later says: ‘Mr Barber, or Mr Surgeon, or Mr Barber Surgeon…’. The latter terms are a reminder that in the eighteenth… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • barber's pole — noun striped pole outside a barbershop • Hypernyms: ↑visual signal * * * ˌbarber s ˈpole 7 [barber s pole barber s poles] noun a pole painted with a ↑spiral of red and white that is traditionally hung outside a ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • barber's pole — noun (C) a pole with red and white bands used as a sign outside a barber s shop …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • barber's pole — /ˈbabəz poʊl/ (say bahbuhz pohl) noun a pole painted in red and white, or red, white and blue, spirals, displayed outside a barber s shop …   Australian English dictionary

  • barber-shop — 1570s, from BARBER (Cf. barber) + SHOP (Cf. shop) (n.). Earlier in same sense was barbery (c.1500). Barber shop in reference to close harmony male vocal quartets, it is attested from 1910; the custom of barber s keeping a musical instrument in… …   Etymology dictionary

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