Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: UNBAR & more

My Word of the Day

To UNBAR (UNB’AR) v.a.[from bar.]To open, by removing the bars; to unbolt.

’Tis not secure, this place or that to guard, If any other entrance stand unbarr’d. Denham.

These rites the king refus’d, Deaf to their cries; nor would the gates unbar Of sacred peace, or loose th’ imprison’d war. Dryden.

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