What is another word for barb?

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[ bˈɑːb], [ bˈɑːb], [ b_ˈɑː_b]

Barb is a term that refers to a sharp projection or point, often found on an object or animal. Synonyms for this term include prick, spike, spur, thorn, and point. A prick is a small, sharp point or projection that can cause pain or discomfort. A spike is a long, narrow projection that can be either sharp or blunt. A spur is a sharp projection found on the leg of a bird or animal. A thorn is a sharp spine found on a plant or tree. Point refers to a sharp tip or end of an object or tool. Each of these synonyms conveys a sense of sharpness, and can be utilized in different contexts.

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Barb is an old English word meaning "a slender projection from the side of a vessel near the bottom, made of metal, wood, or some other material, used to hold the liquor in and to present a graceful appearance when displayed." It also refers to a type of decorative metalwork on the sides of a vessel or other object. The term is also used to describe a type of wild goat. In the United States, the term is also used to describe a type of brisket or Texas-style steak.

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