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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Israeli forces further knocked down six barracks for raising livestock and ordered the family to evacuate the other barracks in no more than a week's time.
Ongiew Ayuol Tipo, who lived in the militarily barracks for more than two year said lack of parental care prompted him to abandon home for the military facility.
For the easiness of the criminals, new barracks for the accommodation of 500 hundred prisoners in Mirpur Khas, 700 in Thatta, 250 in Nawab Shah and 400 in Larkana are under construction.
What we must do however is look for funding to save the barracks for posterity."