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.
Origin of barrel
Related Words for barrelledfly, shoot, rush, travel, dash, race, jog, sprint, run, zip, charge, dispatch, barrel, press, bolt, break, scurry, push, hustle, scramble
Examples from the Web for barrelled
Historical Examples of barrelled
They barrelled many, but in general there is an import of Swedish.A Tour in Ireland
Barrelled Cod, Lent fish, are best in winter or about March.The Gastronomic Regenerator:
There is another arrow, known as the barrelled arrow, which is largest in the middle, and tapers thence towards each end.
The cylindrical and the barrelled shapes are therefore recommended as the best for target-shooting.
Some of the Northern States have collected and barrelled up paper money.The Life of John Marshall (Volume 1 of 4)
Albert J. Beveridge
verb -rels, -relling or -relled or US -rels, -reling or -reled
Word Origin for barrel
mid-15c., "to put in barrels," from barrel (n.). Meaning "to move quickly" is 1930, American English slang, perhaps suggestive of a rolling barrel. Related: Barreled; barreling.
c.1300, from Old French baril (12c.) "barrel, cask, vat," with cognates in all Romance languages (e.g. Italian barile, Spanish barril), but origin uncertain; perhaps from Gaulish, perhaps somehow related to bar (n.1). Meaning "metal tube of a gun" is from 1640s. Barrel roll in aeronautics is from 1927.
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).