- a channel cut along the inside edge of a barrel stave to receive the barrelhead.
Origin of howel
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Historical Examples of howel
The name of Capt. Howel Davis stands high among his fellows.Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates
Morgan chose Howel and another, and they departed towards the church.
"We have but the staff of Cynwyl; but that is mighty and greatly resorted to," said Howel.
He had done so, and at a distance, after Howel and Morwen, he had entered the mine.
Immediately two men-at-arms entered, leading Howel between them.