English version

barred in Colours topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbarredbarred /bɑːd $ bɑːrd/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 SHUT/CLOSEa barred window, gate etc has bars across it → bar2 formalCCLINE having bands of different colour → bar 🔊 red barred tail feathers
Examples from the Corpus
barred• Touch the thing and you are barred, barred for life.• At last, where a five barred gate provided a break in the hedge, Fen stopped.• In recent years the defiantly right-on stance of the comedy circuit had been booted out by a brand of no-holds barred humour.• A magically barred inner space, removed from everyday life.• Sunday's dynamic, no-nonsense, no-holds barred mood makes it a go-ahead time.• The gates are barred, the grass grows long, the paint peels.• In the morning white rime coated the sill of the barred window-space.