BARREL in a Sentence

Learn BARREL from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Email Leak Checker - keepds.com
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works? Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of BARREL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
barrel
 n.  vessel; large cylindrical container
Classic Sentence: (78 in 6 pages)
1  Gerald was a small man, little more than five feet tall, but so heavy of barrel and thick of neck that his appearance, when seated, led strangers to think him a larger man.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  Beef, pork and butter cost thirty-five dollars a pound, flour fourteen hundred dollars a barrel, soda one hundred dollars a pound, tea five hundred dollars a pound.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  One old man struggled along with a small barrel of flour on a wheelbarrow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
4  I could bury him in the corner of the garden under the arbor--the ground is soft there where Pork dug up the whisky barrel.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  All her nerves hummed with hate, as they had hummed that day when she shoved the pistol barrel into the Yankee's bearded face and fired.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
6  In this atmosphere, as nerve straining as watching a slow fuse burn toward a barrel of gunpowder, Scarlett came rapidly back to strength.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
7  There was an open barrel of cornmeal on the floor, a small sack of flour, a pound of coffee, a little sugar, a gallon jug of sorghum and two hams.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
8  Kennicott was sighting, moving the barrel.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
9  She had a first lesson in shooting, in keeping her eyes open, not wincing, understanding that the bead at the end of the barrel really had something to do with pointing the gun.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
10  In the rear wall was another little cave; a round hole, not much bigger than an oil barrel, scooped out in the black earth.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
11  He layed over on his side and put the end of the barrel in his mouth, then he drew up one foot and felt for the trigger.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
12  There was a barrel factory, and a boiler-repair shop.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3
13  After that Jurgis did his best to please them, and to make up for the time he had lost before he discovered the extra bungholes of the campaign barrel.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
14  The instant this unwelcome sight caught the eye of the scout, his rifle was leveled as by instinct, but the barrel gave no answer to the bright sparks of the flint.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
15  "His time has come," said the laconic scout, thrusting the long barrel of his rifle through the leaves, and taking his deliberate and fatal aim.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel.
2  An empty barrel makes more noise than a full one.
3  He pushed the barrel of the gun into the other man's open mouth.
4  A barrel swells in the middle.
5  I drew off three pints of beer from the barrel.
6  Pulling his rifle to his shoulder he squinted along the barrel.
7  With the oil price soaring above thirty dollars a barrel and the pumps going nearly at full capacity, Gulf Arab coffers are overflowing with unforeseen wealth.
8  Collins filled his canteen from the water barrel and dug out a box of shells for the shotgun.
9  I smelt sickly eggs by the barrel, and rotten cabbages, and such things; and if I know the signs of a dead cat being around, and I bet I do, there was sixty-four of them went in.
10  There is a certain knack to lapping a barrel, not everyone is able to successfully do it, but if you can, it will definitely improve the performance of any rifle.
11  And while the late steamer Big Missouri worked and sweated in the sun, the retired artist sat on a barrel in the shade close by, dangled his legs, munched his apple, and planned the slaughter of more innocents.
12  They overlook two gun mounts that resemble cannon barrels; the Zumwalt's powerful new gun system can unload 600 rocket-powered projectiles on targets more than 70 miles away.
13  OPEC, a group of 12 oil-producing nations with Saudi Arabia as the linchpin, showed no sign of cutting production from the average of about 30 million barrels a day in 2014.
14  Critics are pointing to a new Enbridge oil spill of roughly 1,200 barrels in Wisconsin as another sign that a new conduit for Albertan bitumen is too risky for British Columbia.
15  They got through two barrels of beer.