barrel

All Noun
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  • B. fired his right-hand barrel at the same moment without effect from the same cause. Cited from The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon, by Samuel Baker
  • But instead of doing so he picked up his two-barreled shot-gun. Cited from Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes, Etc, by John Burroughs
  • But instead of doing so he picked up his two-barreled shot-gun. Cited from Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes, Etc, by John Burroughs
  • As a result, the design was later changed to that of a two-piece barrel.
  • A moment later he returned from the hall with the double-barrelled gun. Cited from Nature's Serial Story, by E. P. Roe
  • Often a double-barrelled name indicated that the station lay between two places.
  • These are used either as separate names or the first part of a double-barrelled name.
  • They are small enough to be easily rail-mounted to a gun barrel.
  • Every man there had seen the thing, as it barreled south of the field. Cited from The Flying Saucers are Real, by Donald Keyhoe
  • Typically one tree can provide enough wood for two barrels.
  • I saw several dark objects, and drawing up my double-barrelled shot-gun fired at them. Cited from The Great Salt Lake Trail, by Colonel Henry Inman
  • I saw several dark objects, and drawing up my double-barrelled shot-gun fired at them. Cited from The Great Salt Lake Trail, by Colonel Henry Inman
  • The left-hand barrel followed quickly upon the right. Cited from Ismailia, by Samuel W. Baker
  • He came on foot with a small box under his arm and his double-barrelled gun across his shoulder. Cited from The Poor Plutocrats, by Maurus Jokai
  • The little white barrels are now six thousand feet directly beneath my canopy.
  • I could not fire the left-hand barrel on account of the numerous trees and bushes. Cited from The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia, Samuel W. Baker
  • A three inch barreled version of this design went into production immediately, due to high demand.
  • It is not clear why he has a double-barrelled name.
  • I therefore offered to give him three common double-barrelled guns in exchange for the rifle. Cited from The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, Baker
  • Each barrel fires once per revolution at about the same position.
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Meaning of barrel

  • noun A tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
  • noun A cylindrical container that holds liquids
  • noun A bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
  • noun The quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
  • noun Any of various units of capacity
    a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons
  • verb Put in barrels