barrelhead
noun Date: 1840 the flat end of a barrel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • barrelhead — [bar′əlhed΄] n. the flat, circular end of a barrel on the barrelhead upon being presented for sale; at the time of delivery [to pay cash on the barrelhead] …   English World dictionary

  • barrelhead — /bar euhl hed /, n. 1. either of the round, flat sections that form the top and bottom of a barrel. 2. on the barrelhead, in advance or on demand: They won t deliver the merchandise unless we pay cash on the barrelhead. [1830 40; BARREL + HEAD] * …   Universalium

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

  • barrelhead — noun the flat top of a barrel. Phrases on the barrelhead North American term for on the nail (see nail) …   English new terms dictionary

  • barrelhead — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : the flat end of a barrel • on the barrelhead …   Useful english dictionary

  • barrelhead — See: CASH ON THE BARREL HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • barrelhead — See: CASH ON THE BARREL HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • barrelhead — noun The flat top of a barrel that has been stood vertically …   Wiktionary

  • barrelhead — n. flat or round top end of a barrel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Barrelhead Root Beer — is a brand of root beer manufactured by Dr Pepper Snapple Group. It is marketed as draft style root beer. One of their marketing points was the flavor, which was said to be strong enough to stand up to a mug full of ice without becoming watered… …   Wikipedia

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