v. t.1.To deprive of the beard.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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At Lennon's worst, he can rush in to debarb the eldest Mailer daughter's unbesotted description of her dad's one-upmanship-oriented parenting: "If Mailer could hear these words, he might respond by saying that he came on strong with his children and friends to keep the dialectic supple, to encourage a strong response." Beyond-the-grave emphasis added, and really?
Most of them were caught on the higher up flies but he lost a few on the Blob after having debarbed it for a previous competition.
See Wildfly episode on Old Mondoro where 201b tiger is caught on a copper Effzett replica, debarbed single hook but most of the action is on smaller fish, leaving the vital breeders to the more important task of making the next generation of fighters for us to enjoy.
We played tag with schools of brilliantly colored fish and were able to pet (debarbed) stingrays, then swam back to the, DIP point for a group orientation.