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  • n  the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold

  • No figure of his influence has so precariously balanced a handful of unforgettable achievements against a brimming barrelful of embarrassments.
  • Instead he was off to The Hague with a barrelful of documents to prove that the perfidious British had committed more evil in Iran than "anything in the Middle Ages.
  • Once, it seemed that either Rockefeller or Goldwater would emerge from New Hampshire with a clear-cut victory and a barrelful of prestige to help guarantee the nomination.
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  • Audi’s $100,000 Diesel Sedan Charges Like Rogue Elephant
    When it comes to executive-class sedans, you can bet that automakers are showing off their most luxurious interiors and very latest technologies. Traditionally you could also bet on those full-sized cars sucking down gas by the barrelful.
    June 26, 2013 - Bloomberg

  • Priyanka Chopra in Sify
    I have a degree in journalism also, so it surprises me that so much has changed since I received my education in journalistic ethics all those years ago. But I'm not going to pick a fight with those who buy ink by the barrelful. I'm going to take... Sarah Palin ABC News Sep 30, 2008 8299 11703 barrelful Priyanka said: I'm really glad I'm finally working with Karan. It's a fun-filled, young, romantic comedy. I'm paired with Abhishek and John. It's always a pleasure working with these two guys. They are a barrelful of fun. In fact, I'm shooting with...
  • Andy Irons in Sydney Morning Herald
    For certain constituents, such as officials and tribal chiefs, a barrelful of money ...... could ease the path for letting us, or the central government, pursue more broadly appealing programs, such as building roads, providing jobs, and sowing... Fred Kaplan Dallas Morning News Sep 17, 2009 8301 11705 barrelled 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...

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