- either of the round, flat sections that form the top and bottom of a barrel.
- on the barrelhead, in advance or on demand: They won't deliver the merchandise unless we pay cash on the barrelhead.
Origin of barrelhead
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After all, he provides “cash on the barrelhead” in exchange for a form of reality TV—college and professional sports.Rupert Murdoch Goes All-In on College Sports
March 11, 2013