verb (used with object), bar·reled, bar·rel·ing or (especially British) bar·relled, bar·rel·ling.
verb (used without object), bar·reled, bar·rel·ing or (especially British) bar·relled, bar·rel·ling.
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Idioms for barrel
Origin of barrel
OTHER WORDS FROM barrelhalf-barrel, nounun·bar·reled, adjectiveun·bar·relled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for barrel
In the evening, crossed the glassy bay and motored to pay a double-barrelled visit to the Military and Civil Governors.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2|Ian Hamilton
Oscard immediately went to his tent and came out with his short-barrelled, evil-looking rifle on his arm.With Edged Tools|Henry Seton Merriman
The tenderfoot carried two short-barrelled Colt's revolvers, one of which he presented directly at Black Hank.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
He took with him his usual two-barrelled gun, a supply of cartridges, and some biscuits and other provisions.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado|Frank Aubrey
Nat himself intended to carry only his sword, and a double-barrelled pistol in his belt.A Roving Commission|G. A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for barrel
verb -rels, -relling or -relled or US -rels, -reling or -reled
Word Origin for barrel
Idioms and Phrases with barrel
see both barrels; bottom of the barrel; cash on the barrelhead; like shooting fish in a barrel; lock, stock, and barrel; more fun than a barrel of monkeys; over a barrel; pork barrel; rotten apple (spoils the barrel).