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barnstormer


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barnstormer  \Barn"storm`er\,  n.  [Barn  +  storm,  v.] 
  An  itinerant  theatrical  player  who  plays  in  barns  when  a 
  theatre  is  lacking;  hence  an  inferior  actor,  or  one  who 
  plays  in  the  country  away  from  the  larger  cities.  -- 
  {Barn"storm`ing},  n.  [Theatrical  Cant] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  barnstormer 
  n  1:  an  actor  who  travels  around  the  country  presenting  plays 
  [syn:  {playactor},  {trouper}] 
  2:  a  pilot  who  travels  around  the  country  giving  exhibits  of 
  stunt  flying  and  parachuting  [syn:  {stunt  flier},  {stunt 
  pilot}] 




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