Barony vs Barny - What's the difference?

barony | barny |


As nouns the difference between barony and barny

is that barony is a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness, often part of a larger kingdom or empire while barny is an argument, a disagreement.

As an adjective barny is

barn-like.

barony

English

Noun

(baronies)
  • A dominion ruled by a baron or baroness, often part of a larger kingdom or empire.
  • A medieval land measure equal to 4000 acres (100 hides).
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    barny

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (barnies)
  • An argument, a disagreement.
  • * 1983 , Marilyn Porter, Home, Work, and Class Consciousness , page 78:
  • So he said she should have said, and we had a bit of a barny , like.

    Etymology 2

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Barn-like.
  • * 2006 , W. S. Merwin, Summer Doorways: A Memoir , page 210:
  • Everyone was breathing hard, and there was a barny smell in the room.

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