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Definition of "barrows" [barrows]

  • Plural form of barrow. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "barrows" in a sentence
  • "He knew that in the flat land all around him Stone Age people had been buried in long mounds called barrows, and then Bronze Age people, and Iron Age people, and Celts, and Romans, and Saxons, and Angles, and Viking invaders in longships, and Normans, and then the English themselves for a thousand years."
  • "At the center of each of the barrows is an underground chamber built of huge vertical slabs of stone, and within each tomb are the large and imposing statues that once served as guardians of the dead."
  • "In death, he was buried with his kin in long mounds of earth called barrows, in chambered cairns and cromlechs or dolmens."