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barrel to pack into a barrel. [1/6 definitions]
barrelful the quantity that fills a barrel; barrel.
bbl. abbreviation of "barrel," or "barrels," a unit of capacity, varying from thirty-one to forty-two gallons in the United States.
blunderbuss an early shoulder-gun having a short barrel, flared at the muzzle to scattershot at close range. [1/2 definitions]
bore1 the interior diameter of a tube or cylinder, esp. the barrel of a firearm. [1/7 definitions]
breech the back part of a gun barrel, esp. the location of the loading mechanism and chamber. [1/3 definitions]
breechloader a gun that is loaded at the rear of the barrel. (Cf. muzzleloader.)
bulldog a type of revolver or pistol with a short barrel and large caliber. [1/3 definitions]
bung a cork or other stopper used to close the hole in a barrel or cask. [2/3 definitions]
bunghole the hole in a barrel or cask through which it is filled or emptied; bung.
butt4 a unit of capacity equal to 126 gallons or about 477 liters, used for measuring beer or wine, or a barrel or cask with this capacity.
caliber the inner diameter of a gun barrel or other tube. [1/3 definitions]
carbine a light rifle with a short barrel, formerly carried by cavalry soldiers.
cask a large, strong barrel used esp. for storing wine, sherry, and similar alcoholic beverages. [2/3 definitions]
chokebore in a shotgun barrel, a bored inner surface that narrows toward the muzzle to concentrate the pattern of shot. [2 definitions]
container something, such as a box, barrel, or can, that contains or may contain something else; receptacle. [1/2 definitions]
draft the act of drawing a liquid from a container, such as a cask or barrel, or the amount of liquid drawn (sometimes spelled "draught"). [1/16 definitions]
firkin a unit of capacity equal to about a quarter of a barrel. [1/2 definitions]
foul to jam or obstruct (a gun barrel or the like). [2/21 definitions]
gunpoint the front end of a firearm's barrel.
hand organ a portable barrel organ that is played by turning a crank by hand.