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barrow

noun

1 barrow

The quantity that a barrow will hold.

synonym: barrowful.

Roget 206: height, altitude, elevation; eminence, pitch; loftiness etc. adj.; sublimity.    tallness etc. adj.; stature, ... show more

Roget 272: vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van; common carrier; wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry.    truck, tram; ... show more



2 barrow

archeology A heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs.

synonyms: burial mound, grave mound, tumulus.

Roget 363: interment, burial, sepulture; inhumation; obsequies, exequies; funeral, wake, pyre, funeral pile; cremation.    funeral, funeral rite, ... show more

Dutch: grafheuvel, grafterp, tumulus
Polish: kurhan

3 barrow

A cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels.

synonyms: garden cart, lawn cart, wheelbarrow.

Dutch: kruiwagen
Polish: taczka


Moby thesaurus: anthill, arch, beehive tomb, boar, bone house, boundary stone, box grave, brae, brass, burial, burial chamber, burial mound, bust, butte, cairn, catacombs, cenotaph, charnel house, cist, cist grave ... show more.

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