bars bars  /ˈbɑrz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights

Usage(s):

  1. Located on the banks of Lake Houhai, East Shore is a refuge from the trinket sellers and gaudy bars along the crowded shore.
  2. Young men with crew cuts still loiter in bars, fondling Filipina and Russian women, or paying for lap dances.
  3. A court strikes down a ban on smoking in small bars, making Germany Europe's unlikely champion of a bad habit.

News

  1. Hobbs Woman Behind Bars For Involvement in String of Recent Credit Card Thefts

    A Hobbs woman remains behind bars for her involvement in a string of recent credit card thefts. 21-year-old Laura Bernal and three other people have been arrested for using those stolen cards.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: News West 9 Midland

  2. Top Bars For Foodies In Denver

    The bars and restaurants listed here are not only Denver hot spots but also have been named by celebrities as some their favorite food destinations as well.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS Denver

  3. Best Bars For Foodies In Pittsburgh

    With hundreds of bars in the heart of the city and its nearby neighborhoods, Pittsburgh may be best-known as a drinking town, but these very watering holes also offer some of the city's best bites.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "I'm sure they were excited in bars back home. I can only imagine it was pretty intense," Howard said. "We're a resilient side, you know. We're a tough side and on our day we can put a good performance in."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Tim Howard Source: The Associated Press

  2. "My whole thing is: I'm not here to put nobody behind bars," Knight said Friday, saying he mainly wanted to put the specter of rap-related violence to rest.
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Suge Knight Source: The Associated Press

  3. The Fox network would not comment, but "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean said the message wasn't authorized by the show, which has never "endorsed any religion, philosophy or system of beliefs any more profound than Butterfinger bars."
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Al Jean Source: International Herald Tribune

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