bar (n.) 3
objection, impediment
MV III.ii.19 [Portia to Bassanio] these naughty times / Puts bars between the owners and their rights
MW III.iv.7 [Fenton to Anne, of Page] other bars he lays before me
R3 I.ii.234 [Richard alone, of the difficulties of wooing Anne] Having ... these bars against me
TS I.i.133 [Hortensio to Gremio, of being denied access to Bianca] this bar in law makes us friends