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They barrelled many, but in general there is an import of Swedish.

Barrelled Cod, Lent fish, are best in winter or about March.

There is another arrow, known as the barrelled arrow, which is largest in the middle, and tapers thence towards each end.

The cylindrical and the barrelled shapes are therefore recommended as the best for target-shooting.

Some of the Northern States have collected and barrelled up paper money.

The whole energy, and knowledge, and resource of the land are barrelled up in the towns.

But both the arches of the lantern and the barrelled vault of the choir keep the round arch.

This was the "spirit-house," used for the storage of the spirits of turpentine when barrelled for market, and awaiting shipment.

To prepare it for market the leaves are cut before the seed stalk appears, and after washing are barrelled or crated for shipment.

By old custom this was collected, barrelled, and sold for the benefit of the ship.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "to put in barrels," from barrel (n.). Meaning "to move quickly" is 1930, American English slang, perhaps suggestive of a rolling barrel. Related: Barreled; barreling.

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