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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bar·ber /ˈbɑrbɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bar·ber n.  One whose occupation it is to shave or trim the beard, and to cut and dress the hair of his patrons.
 Barber's itch. See under Itch.
 Note:Formerly the barber practiced some offices of surgery, such as letting blood and pulling teeth.  Hence such terms as barber surgeon (old form barber chirurgeon), barber surgery, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bar·ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Barbered p. pr. & vb. n. Barbering.] To shave and dress the beard or hair of.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bar·ber, n. Meteor. A storm accompanied by driving ice spicules formed from sea water, esp. one occurring on the Gulf of St. Lawrence; -- so named from the cutting ice spicules. [Canada]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: United States composer (1910-1981) [syn: Samuel Barber]
      2: a hairdresser who cuts hair and shaves beards as a trade
      v : perform the services of a barber: cut the hair and/or beard

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Found only once, in Ezek. 5:1, where reference is made to the
    Jewish custom of shaving the head as a sign of mourning. The
    Nazarites were untouched by the razor from their birth (Num.
    6:5). Comp. Judg. 16:19.