on the barrelhead
phrasal asking for or granting no credit <
paid cash on the barrelhead
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on the barrelhead — adverb (or adjective) : asking for or granting no credit : in cash was paid for, cash on the barrelhead Time prepared to pay on the barrelhead for what it needs Newsweek * * * on the barrelhead (US) On the spot, without delay, as payment …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the barrelhead — (American Slang) in advance, payment carried out immediately when something is bought (e.g., The store won t deliver the goods unless we pay cash on the barrelhead ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • on the barrelhead — See: CASH ON THE BARRELHEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the barrelhead — See: CASH ON THE BARRELHEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on\ the\ barrelhead — See: cash on the barrelhead …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on the barrelhead — North American term for on the nail (see nail). → barrelhead …   English new terms dictionary

  • on the nail (N. Amer. also on the barrelhead) — (of payment) without delay. → nail …   English new terms dictionary

  • cash on the barrelhead — {n. phr.}, {informal} Money paid at once; money paid when something is bought. * /Father paid cash on the barrelhead for a new car./ * /Some lawyers want cash on the barrelhead./ Compare: COLD CASH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cash on the barrelhead — {n. phr.}, {informal} Money paid at once; money paid when something is bought. * /Father paid cash on the barrelhead for a new car./ * /Some lawyers want cash on the barrelhead./ Compare: COLD CASH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cash on the barrelhead — phrasal see cash on the nail * * * cash on the barrelhead, Informal. ready money for immediate payment: »Many foreign concerns will no longer ship goods to Istanbul without cash on the barrelhead (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

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