Barbed wire, also known as barb wire ( and frequently in dialect
form spelled bob or bobbed) , is a type of fencing wire constructed
with sharp edges or points arranged at intervals along the strand.
It is used to construct inexpensive fences and is used atop walls
surrounding secured property. It is also a major feature of the
fortifications in trench warfare ( as a wire obstacle) .
A person or animal trying to pass through or over barbed wire will
suffer discomfort and possibly injury. Barbed wire fencing requires
only fence posts, wire, and fixing devices such as staples. It is
simple to construct and quick to erect, even by an unskilled
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