Barret

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Barret A kind of cap formerly worn by soldiers; -- called also barret cap. Also, the flat cap worn by Roman Catholic ecclesiastics.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n barret A little bar.
    • n barret Same as biretta.
    • n barret A sort of ancient military cap or headpiece. Scott. Also called barret-cap.
    • n barret See barrat.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Barret bar′et a flat cap, esp. the Biretta (q.v.).
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. barrette, LL. barretum, a cap. See Berretta, and cf. Biretta
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. barrette, Sp. birreta. See Biretta.

Usage

In literature:

It was Count Jean des Barrets, my old college chum.
"Selected Writings of Guy de Maupassant" by Guy de Maupassant
Because Barret had said he was in the truck.
"Further Adventures of Lad" by Albert Payson Terhune
I do not know that Mr. Barret, the present incumbent, has failed in the proper discharge of any of his duties in the office.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Two" by Abraham Lincoln
It was Count Jean des Barrets, my old college chum.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 5 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
It was Count Jean des Barrets, my old college chum.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
I do not know that Mr. Barret, the present incumbent, has failed in the proper discharge of any of his duties in the office.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Complete" by Abraham Lincoln
When she struck, Mr. Herries swung out number two surf-boat and Barret was her bowman.
"Lister's Great Adventure" by Harold Bindloss
He is a common-barreter for his pleasure, that takes no money, but pettifogs gratis.
"Character Writings of the 17th Century" by Various
It was Count Jean des Barrets, my old college chum.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8)" by Guy de Maupassant
In October Rackam was chased near Nigril Bay by a Government sloop commanded by a Captain Barret.
"The Pirates' Who's Who" by Philip Gosse
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In news:

Barret Golding appears in the following.
Benjy Barret Bowie County Precinct 3 Constable Republican.
Former Raiders center Barret Robbins was released Tuesday from a Florida prison, where he had spent the past year and a half for a drug-related probation violation.
Pitcher Barret Browning eager to return to Cards.
Growing up in Brunswick, Ga. Barret Browning had a vivid picture in his mind of what it was like to be a pitcher in the major leagues.
Barret Golding appears in the following.
There was a sizable turnout, including Andy McDonald, Barret Jackman, Scott Nichol, Jamie Langenbrunner, David Backes, Brian Elliott, T.J.
Fifty years after playing for Duke Barret, ex- Pomeroy high school athlete says thanks to his old coach.
Martinsburg Wing-Off competition hosts Angie Clark and Justin Whitman of the Martinsburg Mall are shown with Hollywood Casino Executive Chef Brian Collins, Skybox employees Clayton Haines and Brad Barret and Skybox Sous Chef Damion Woolaston.
AUSTIN — The State Library and Archives Commission reversed itself Wednesday and agreed to loan the "Victory or Death" letter penned by Col. William Barret Travis to the Alamo next year.
Brant and Barret McMullan Offshore Report.
Coach Barret Peery has announced the dates for his Junior Warrior Christmas Basketball Camp.
Janise Whelan, Mike Barret, and Dianne Hoode break bread.
1025 Barret Avenue Louisville, KY.
1025 Barret Ave Louisville, KY 40204 Phone: 582-2433.
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In science:

To achieve an order of magnitude increase in X-ray timing capabilities, a “next generation” X-ray timing mission will need a large area X-ray detector with an effective area equal to ten times that of RXTE, on the order of 6 m2 (Kaaret et al. 2001; Barret et al. 2001).
Relativistic Astrophysics Explorer
Our preliminary studies and also those done for the European Experiment for X-ray Timing and Relativistic Astrophysics (EXTRA) proposal (Barret 2001) show that p-i-n photodiode detectors can meet the scientific requirements of an X-ray timing mission.
Relativistic Astrophysics Explorer
We also agree with the conclusion reached by Barret et al. (2005) that the observational evidence against orbiting clumps as a possible explanation of the phenomenon of kHz QPO, seems to indicate that this phenomenon is probably caused by the accretion disk global oscillations7 .
Slim accretion disks around black holes
Given a triangulation ∆ with a dual 2-complex Γ(∆), the value of the Feynman graph Γ is precisely the Barret-Crane partition function over the triangulation ∆.
The century of the incomplete revolution: searching for general relativistic quantum field theory
The luminosity of this high-energy tail appears to be anti-correlated with the soft X-ray luminosity (Barret & Vedrenne 1994, Tavani & Liang 1996).
Monte-Carlo simulations of thermal/nonthermal radiation from a neutron-star magnetospheric accretion shell
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