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barrel

bar·rel

barrel

 
 
pronunciation:
bae rl
phrases:
over a barrel
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a round container with a flat top and bottom and bulging sides, often made of wood boards and metal hoops.
similar words:
cask
definition 2: the amount that such a container can hold.
We'll need a barrel of water for the trip down the Amazon.
definition 3: any cylindrical part, such as the shaft of a gun.
phrase: over a barrel
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