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barrelhead

[ bar-uhl-hed ]
/ ˈbær əlˌhɛd /
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noun

either of the round, flat sections that form the top and bottom of a barrel.

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Idioms for barrelhead

    on the barrelhead, in advance or on demand: They won't deliver the merchandise unless we pay cash on the barrelhead.

Origin of barrelhead

First recorded in 1830–40; barrel + head
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