Barrel

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BARREL. A measure of capacity, equal to thirty-six gallons.

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Why did not each ancient dairyman take his own teacup of milk and his own cask of water, and mix them, without making a government matter of it?
Where could he get a cask large enough to contain the right proportion of water?
Oodles and oodles of it, gold and gold and better than gold, in cask and chest, in cask and chest, a fathom under the sand," the Ancient Mariner assured him in beneficent cackles.
And as the carter went on with the other two horses, she again crept under the tilt of the cart, and pecked out the bung of the second cask, so that all the wine ran out.
No, but you can take out two or three boards of the partition," answered Blaisois, "and make a hole in the cask with a gimlet.
And here, under his direct supervision--for he went ashore himself--Leach and Johnson filled the small casks and rolled them down to the beach.
And thereupon he sat down across the brandy cask and began to fill a pipe.
Four servants carried in two casks covered with aquatic plants, and in each of which was breathing a fish similar to those on the table.
The gold contained in these two casks before us, I have told you was mine.
Next, the King ordered that forty casks of wine, containing forty gallons each, were to be drunk up on the spot by the Simpleton and his party.
Huge hills and mountains of casks on casks were piled upon her wharves, and side by side the world-wandering whale ships lay silent and safely moored at last; while from others came a sound of carpenters and coopers, with blended noises of fires and forges to melt the pitch, all betokening that new cruises were on the start; that one most perilous and long voyage ended, only begins a second; and a second ended, only begins a third, and so on, for ever and for aye.
Through the cellars, there's a kind of passage into the back street by which we roll casks in and out.