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Noun (plural)
/ˈbarəks/,
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barracks, plural;
  1. A building or group of buildings used to house soldiers
    • - the troops were ordered back to barracks
  2. A building or group of buildings used to house large numbers of people


  1. (barrack) a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel
  2. (barrack) lodge in barracks
  3. (barrack) cheer: spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
  4. (barrack) jeer: laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
  5. (barracking) heckling: shouting to interrupt a speech with which you disagree
  6. Barracks are specialised buildings for permanent military accommodation; the word may apply to separate housing blocks or to complete complexes. Their main object is to separate soldiers from the civilian population and reinforce discipline, training and esprit de corps. ...
  7. The Barracks was the first novel of the Irish author John McGahern (1934-2006). It was critically acclaimed when it was published in 1963, winning the AE Memorial Award from the Arts Council of Ireland and the Macauley Fellowship.Gonzalez, Alexander G. ...
  8. The Bendricks is a stretch of coastline and an important paleontological site in the Vale of Glamorgan in south Wales located along the northern coast of the Bristol Channel between Barry and Sully at . ...
  9. (Barrack (brandy)) Palinka (Hungarian, Pálinka; Romanian, Palincă) is a traditional Hungarian and Romanian fruit brandy. It is most often made from various kinds of fruit; the most common varieties are made from plums, pears, apricot, or peaches. ...
  10. (Barrack (video game)) Barrack is a video game written by Ambrosia Software for Mac OS. It was published on March 8, 1996 and sold for US$15.00, with a free demo for downloading.
  11. (barrack) A building for soldiers, especially when in garrison. Commonly in the plural, originally meaning temporary huts, but now usually applied to a permanent structure or set of buildings; A movable roof sliding on four posts, to cover hay, straw, etc; the police station; To house ...
  12. (Barrack) Cheer loudly for your favourite team, vigorous support
  13. (Barrack(s)) an abode for soldiers
  14. (Barrack) To offer points of information too quickly in succession and hence being disruptive.
  15. (Barrack) to spur your team or sport on
  16. (barrack (for)) to provide enthusiastic and (often) voluble support: e.g. He barracks for his footy home-team.
  17. (barrack) to hoot or cheer in support of something, invariably a sporting team. Cognisant with the US "root". For example: "who do you barrack for?" Almost the exact opposite of the (now rare) British usage of barrack, that is to denigrate: to jeer or hoot against something, such as a sporting team.
  18. A permanent building for housing soldiers; rare in Britain before 1780.
  19. Accommodation block used by quarrymen during the week
  20. buildings on Shelbourne Road for housing British soldiers.
  21. military housing for enlisted personnel with shared sleeping and bathing facilities
  22. teehee* Sometimes I sneak through the walls to fetch a quick snack. The guards sometimes leave out rations
  23. Dormitories. There are usually two of these in a Weyr, one for Candidates, and one for Weyrlings.
  24. houses 36 (37 in Tech Ruleset) military units; unaffected by population mods.
  25. Dormitory-style rooms for single military members, generally lower ranking individuals.