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BARRACK. By this term, as used in Pennsylvania, is understood an erection of upright posts supporting a sliding roof, usually of thatch. 5 Whart. R. 429.

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'There is a white boy by the barracks waiting under a tree who is not a white boy,' he stammered to the first bazar letter-writer he came across.
"How well are the machine sheds at the barracks guarded?" I asked.
Other soldiers heard the noise, and ran hastily from the barracks to assist their comrades.
He inspected the copra-drying that had been going on, and went through the barracks to see if there were any sick lying hidden and defying his rule of segregation.
The barracks were stripped of everything movable, and the men were too excited to sleep.
When his uniform was cleaned and dried, and he had been shaved and washed and made neat, I drove him back to barracks with his arm in a fine white sling, and reported that I had accidentally run over him.
Vainly trying to comfort himself with these reflections, the prince reached the Ismailofsky barracks more dead than alive.
The day after the little conversation at Chatham barracks, young Osborne, to show that he would be as good as his word, prepared to go to town, thereby incurring Captain Dobbin's applause.
'Snodgrass,' he said, stopping suddenly, 'do not let me be balked in this matter--do not give information to the local authorities--do not obtain the assistance of several peace officers, to take either me or Doctor Slammer, of the 97th Regiment, at present quartered in Chatham Barracks, into custody, and thus prevent this duel!--I say, do not.'
"Oh, he is sweeping out the barracks," replied one of the generals, who was busy eating a leg of a turkey.
Mordaunt proceeded at a rapid pace to the nearest cavalry barracks, about a quarter of a league distant.
But the thing which clean broke my heart was something which happened in front of our old barrack in a square, while we were enduring the spectacle of a man being boiled to death in oil for counterfeiting pennies.