barrelful

[bar-uh l-foo l]

Origin of barrelful

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at barrel, -ful

Usage note

See -ful.
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Word Origin and History for barrelful
n.

late 14c., from barrel (n.) + -ful.

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