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A jar. 1 Kings xvii. 12.
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A metallic tube, as of a gun, from which a projectile is discharged.
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A round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum.

a cracker barrel.

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A solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case.

the barrel of a windlass; the barrel of a watch, within which the spring is coiled.

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A tube.
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A waste receptacle.

Throw it away in the trash barrel.

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A wave that breaks with a hollow compartment.
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The hollow basal part of a feather.
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The quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.
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The ribs and belly of a horse or pony.

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