At these prices, and assuming that a cubic yard of concrete of the mixture above described would contain about 1.25 bbl.
I want some writing paper and ink powder or ink, and wish the Society (Richmond) would send me a bbl.
Left James river for Jamaica on June 25, with 4000 staves, 487 bbl.
The total quantity of grout used on the work was equivalent in set volume to 249,647 bbl.
The mill proper has three storage wings, and contains three mills, each with a daily capacity of 1,000 bbl.
c.1300, from Old French baril (12c.) "barrel, cask, vat," with cognates in all Romance languages (e.g. Italian barile, Spanish barril), but origin uncertain; perhaps from Gaulish, perhaps somehow related to bar (n.1). Meaning "metal tube of a gun" is from 1640s. Barrel roll in aeronautics is from 1927.
mid-15c., "to put in barrels," from barrel (n.). Meaning "to move quickly" is 1930, American English slang, perhaps suggestive of a rolling barrel. Related: Barreled; barreling.
(I will) be back later.
a vessel used for keeping flour (1 Kings 17:12, 14, 16). The same word (cad) so rendered is also translated "pitcher," a vessel for carrying water (Gen. 24:14; Judg. 7:16).