Meaning of BARRACK in English

barrack 1

/bar"euhk/ , n. Usually, barracks .

1. a building or group of buildings for lodging soldiers, esp. in garrison.

2. any large, plain building in which many people are lodged.

v.t. , v.i.

3. to lodge in barracks.

[ 1680-90; baraque, MF barraca hut, of obscure orig. ]

barrack 2

— barracker , n.

/bar"euhk/ , Australian, Brit.


1. to shout boisterously for or against a player or team; root or jeer.


2. to shout for or against.

[ 1885-90; orig. Australian E, perh. barrack to BRAG ]

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