barrelled barrelled

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
  2. (n) a cylindrical container that holds liquids
  3. (n) a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
  4. (n) the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
  5. (n) any of various units of capacity
  6. (v) put in barrels
  7. (adj) put in or stored in a barrel
  8. (adj) (of an arrow) tapered toward both ends

Usage(s):

  1. Wall Street Journal editorial page with double-barrelled hit.
  2. He proposed a triple-barrelled attack on real beer and hard liquor which would cost only three millions more than the 28 million dollar appropriation already scheduled.
  3. A Japanese who might well have been flushed with double-barrelled victory, War Minister Lieut.

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Quotes

  1. "That was the heaviest thing I have ever seen," Irons said. "My really good friend, Reef, was driving the ski and he jumped off, almost went over the falls and the ski went over Raimana's head. He got barrelled by his own ski. It missed his...
    on May 2, 2005 By: Andy Irons Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "The second wave in that set was really doubling up on itself and it looked really glassy so I started going for the barrel," said Hobgood. "I then remembered what I was yelling to CJ in the heat before: to go for turns: but it barrelled and...
    on May 30, 2006 By: Damien Hobgood Source: Global Surf News

  3. "I got it pretty good," said Pedroia. "Barrelled it up."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Dustin Pedroia Source: Boston Globe

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