Barn-burners

Barn-burners, name formerly given to an extreme radical party in the United States, as imitating the Dutchman who, to get rid of the rats, burned his barns.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Barnave, Joseph Marie * Barnes, Thomas
Bar`macides
Bar`men
Barnabas, St.
Barnabites
Barnaby Rudge
Barnard, Henry
Barnard, Lady Anne
Barnard Castle
Bar`nardine
Barnave, Joseph Marie
Barn-burners
Barnes, Thomas
Barnes, William
Barnet
Barnett, John
Barneveldt, Johann van Olden
Barnsley
Barnum
Barocci
Baroche, Pierre-Jules
Baro`da

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Barn-burners in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable