Barnaby


Barnaby
   Actors who noticed that a fellow performer was dominated by his wife would refer to him as Barnaby. Judge Horton adds that it was Barnaby's lot to "jump through," a term that probably derived from animals trained to jump through hoops at the behest of their master.

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  • Barnaby — ist der Name der Titelfigur der Serie Inspector Barnaby Barnaby ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Frank Barnaby (* 1927) britischer Experte für Atomwaffen, Schriftsteller Matthew Barnaby (* 1973), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler Nathaniel… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barnaby — [bär′nə bē] n. a masculine name: see BARNABAS …   English World dictionary

  • BARNABY K C — UNITED KINGDOM (see also List of Individuals) .. 1887 Southampton/UK 22.3.1968 /UK Kenneth C. Barnaby served his apprenticeship at the Thornycroft shipyard in Southampton and graduated in engineering from the Central Technical College, South… …   Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • Barnaby — The comic strip Barnaby by Crockett Johnson (best known today for his children s books, such as Harold and the Purple Crayon ) featured an almost cherubic looking five year old and his far from cherubic fairy godfather, Mr. O Malley, a short,… …   Wikipedia

  • BARNABY N — UNITED KINGDOM (see also List of Individuals) 25.2.1829 Chatham/UK 15.6.1915 Lewisham/UK Nathaniel Barnaby, the grandfather of Kenneth C. (1887 1968) was apprenticed as a shipwright at the Sheerness Dockyard in 1843. In 1848, he was one of those… …   Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • Barnaby — This interesting and long established surname has two distinct possible sources, each with its own history and derivation. Firstly, Barnaby may be of Old Scandinavian origin, and a locational name from the hamlet of Barnaby near Guisborough in… …   Surnames reference

  • Barnaby — see Barnaby bright, Barnaby bright, the longest day and the shortest night …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Barnaby — noun a) originally, a lively and fast paced dance; by extension, any quick and uneven movement. Bounce cry the port holes, out they fly, b) from the medieval vernacular form of Barnabas. And make the world dance Barnaby …   Wiktionary

  • Barnaby — /bahr neuh bee/, n. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning son of exhortation. * * * …   Universalium

  • Barnaby — englische Form von → Barnabas (Bedeutung vermutlich: Sohn des Gottes Nebo) …   Deutsch namen


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