barrel

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A jar. 1 Kings xvii. 12.
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Additional definitions for 'barrel':

barrelA metallic tube, as of a gun, from which a projectile is discharged.
barrelA 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.
barrelA solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case.
barrelA tube.
barrelA waste receptacle.
barrelA wave that breaks with a hollow compartment.
barrelThe hollow basal part of a feather.
barrelThe 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.
barrelThe ribs and belly of a horse or pony.
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