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Barrow vs. Borrow

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Barrownoun

(obsolete) A mountain.

Borrowverb

To receive (something) from somebody temporarily, expecting to return it.

Barrownoun

A hill.

Borrowverb

To take money from a bank under the agreement that the bank will be paid over the course of time.

Barrownoun

A mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.

Borrowverb

To adopt (an idea) as one's own.

‘to borrow the style, manner, or opinions of another’;

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Barrownoun

(mining) A heap of rubbish, attle, or other such refuse.

Borrowverb

(linguistics) To adopt a word from another language.

Barrownoun

(British) A small vehicle used to carry a load and pulled or pushed by hand.

Borrowverb

(arithmetic) In a subtraction, to deduct (one) from a digit of the minuend and add ten to the following digit, in order that the subtraction of a larger digit in the subtrahend from the digit in the minuend to which ten is added gives a positive result.

Barrownoun

(saltworks) A wicker case in which salt is put to drain.

Borrowverb

To lend.

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Barrownoun

A castrated boar.

Borrowverb

To temporarily obtain (something) for (someone).

Barrownoun

A support having handles, and with or without a wheel, on which heavy or bulky things can be transported by hand. See Handbarrow, and Wheelbarrow.

Borrowverb

To feign or counterfeit.

Barrownoun

A wicker case, in which salt is put to drain.

Borrownoun

(golf) Deviation of the path of a rolling ball from a straight line; slope; slant.

‘This putt has a big left-to right borrow on it.’;

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Barrownoun

A hog, esp. a male hog castrated.

Borrownoun

A borrow pit.

Barrownoun

A large mound of earth or stones over the remains of the dead; a tumulus.

Borrownoun

(archaic) A ransom; a pledge or guarantee.

Barrownoun

A heap of rubbish, attle, etc.

Borrownoun

(archaic) A surety; someone standing bail.

Barrownoun

the quantity that a barrow will hold

Borrowverb

To receive from another as a loan, with the implied or expressed intention of returning the identical article or its equivalent in kind; - the opposite of lend.

Barrownoun

(archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs

Borrowverb

To take (one or more) from the next higher denomination in order to add it to the next lower; - a term of subtraction when the figure of the subtrahend is larger than the corresponding one of the minuend.

Barrownoun

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

Borrowverb

To copy or imitate; to adopt; as, to borrow the style, manner, or opinions of another.

‘Rites borrowed from the ancients.’; ‘It is not hard for any man, who hath a Bible in his hands, to borrow good words and holy sayings in abundance; but to make them his own is a work of grace only from above.’;

Borrowverb

To feign or counterfeit.

‘The borrowed majesty of England.’;

Borrowverb

To receive; to take; to derive.

‘Any drop thou borrowedst from thy mother.’;

Borrownoun

Something deposited as security; a pledge; a surety; a hostage.

‘Ye may retain as borrows my two priests.’;

Borrownoun

The act of borrowing.

‘Of your royal presence I'll adventureThe borrow of a week.’;

Borrowverb

get temporarily;

‘May I borrow your lawn mower?’;

Borrowverb

take up and practice as one's own

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