Definition of barry in English:

barry

adjective

Heraldry
  • Divided into typically four, six, or eight equal horizontal bars of alternating tinctures.

    • ‘The barry field and ermine lion are from the heraldry of the Cecils, and Hatfield has been the seat of this branch of the family ever since.’
    • ‘More rarely, a barry field can be of two colours or two metals.’
    • ‘In English heraldry, we find examples of a lion passant on the upper trait of a barry field.’

Origin

Late 15th century: from French barré barred, striped past participle of barrer.

Pronunciation:

barry

/ˈberē/