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We are a nation in which a few rotten apples are spoiling different barrels.

Given that crucial importance, The Macallan is famously hands-on when it comes to its wooden barrels.

Whereas other brands purchase their barrels from big producers more or less off the rack, The Macallan starts in the forest.

Since 2004, US oil output has jumped by about 56 percent, the equivalent of pumping an extra 3.1 million barrels a day.

Keystone XL has a design capacity of 830,000 barrels per day.

He took good aim, fired both barrels at him, and tumbled him off the rock into a small bush beside it.

If it would rain good barrels of ale, now, sorrow would not so much mind being out in the storm.

Those who had salted one thousand barrels one year would take three thousand the next.

They had no knives, as I said, but with their simple pistol-barrels they had almost cut their way through the planking.

Shortly before ten, two tar-barrels were observed burning in a north-easterly direction.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to barrels, such as: bags, bunches, bundles, gobs, heaps, and jillion.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.