barrelhead

[bar-uh l-hed]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. barrel-roll,
  2. barrelage,
  3. barreleye,
  4. barrelfish,
  5. barrelful,
  6. barrelhouse,
  7. barren,
  8. barren ground caribou,
  9. barren grounds,
  10. barren lands

Idioms

    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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