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Use "barres" in a sentence
"Sponde, "etc. Then play till 1.30; and very good play, too; rounders, which are better and far more complicated in France than in England;" barres ";" barres traversières, "as rough a game as football; fly the garter, or" la raie, "etc., etc., according to the season."
"I HEART TV: Romantic gesture of the week, part 1: On Parenthood, Crosby gives Jasmine a housewarming present now that she's moving in with Doctor Joe: a homemade doorknob he fashioned from the ends of ballet barres, originally intended for the house he bought for them until he screwed things up."
"Hope you didn't mind my putting "points sur les Is & barres sur les Ts"."