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bar
used in Gone with the Wind

13 uses
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  • After the first week, Bonnie begged for a higher bar, a bar that was a foot and a half from the ground.
    5.59 (26% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The din and hubbub of voices made it almost impossible to hear anything and, as if feeling the joy and excitement of the occasion, old Levi choked off "Lorena" in mid-bar, rapped sharply with his bow and, sawing away for dear life, the orchestra burst into "Bonnie Blue Flag."
    2.9 (28% in)
  • No, she would bar the door against anyone needing help.
    4.37 (50% in)
  • While in town, he spent most of his time gambling in the rooms above the Girl of the Period Saloon, or in Belle Watling's bar hobnobbing with the wealthier of the Yankees and Carpetbaggers in money-making schemes which made the townspeople detest him even more than his cronies.
    4.38 (65% in)
  • And you see, I was playing poker in Belle's bar earlier in the evening.
    4.45 (90% in)
  • But if Captain Jaffery wanted a drink; the bar was still open— Captain Jaffery, acutely conscious of the grins of his men and feeling helplessly that he was fighting a mist, declared angrily that he wanted neither the young ladies nor a drink and demanded if Belle knew the names of her destructive customers.
    4.46 (13% in)
  • And to observe the delicate vapors of Sylvia (formerly Sadie Belle) Connington and Mamie Bart, no one would have suspected that the first grew up above her father's saloon in the Bowery and waited on the bar at rush times, and that the latter, so it was said, had come out of one of her husband's own brothels.
    5.49 (94% in)
  • If they come in this house, I will spend the time in Belle Watling's bar telling anyone who cares to hear that I won't stay under the same roof with them.
    5.52 (31% in)
  • He began with a bar two inches from the ground and gradually worked up the height to a foot.
    5.59 (21% in)
  • Wash was afraid of horses and only the princely sum offered induced him to take the stubborn pony over the bar dozens of times a day; Mr. Butler, who bore with equanimity having his tail pulled by his small mistress and his hooves examined constantly, felt that the Creator of ponies had not intended him to put his fat body over the bar; Bonnie, who could not bear to see anyone else upon her pony, danced with impatience while Mr. Butler was learning his lessons.
    5.59 (22% in)
  • Wash was afraid of horses and only the princely sum offered induced him to take the stubborn pony over the bar dozens of times a day; Mr. Butler, who bore with equanimity having his tail pulled by his small mistress and his hooves examined constantly, felt that the Creator of ponies had not intended him to put his fat body over the bar; Bonnie, who could not bear to see anyone else upon her pony, danced with impatience while Mr. Butler was learning his lessons.
    5.59 (22% in)
  • After the first week, Bonnie begged for a higher bar, a bar that was a foot and a half from the ground.
    5.59 (26% in)
  • "Oh, all right," he said with a laugh one morning and moved the narrow white cross bar higher.
    5.59 (28% in)

There are no more uses of "bar" in Gone with the Wind.

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