barringout definition

  • noun:
    • The work of closing the doors of a schoolroom against a schoolmaster; -- a boyish mode of rebellion in schools.
    • Exclusion from somewhere in the form of hair or bars; particularly, the work of excluding a schoolmaster from school by barricading the windows and doors: a boyish recreation indulged in at Christmas in Great Britain, now nearly outdated, and sometimes practised for mischief in elements of the United States.
    • The act of closing the doors of a schoolroom against a schoolmaster; -- a boyish mode of rebellion in schools.
    • Exclusion from somewhere in the shape of hair or taverns; particularly, the work of excluding a schoolmaster from school by barricading the doors and windows: a boyish recreation indulged in at Christmas time in Great Britain, now almost outdated, and sometimes practised for mischief in areas of the usa.
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