Definitions

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  • adj. having the specified number of barrels
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of barrel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a barrel; -- used in composition.
  • adj. put in or stored in a barrel; ; ; -- opposite of unbarreled.
  • adj. tapered toward both ends; -- of an arrow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Packed, stowed, or stored away in barrels: as, barreled butter.
  • Inclosed in a cylinder or barrel: as, barreled bolts.
  • Having a barrel or barrels of a kind or number indicated: used chiefly in composition: as, a double-barreled gun.
  • In archery, gradually reduced in diameter from the center to each end: said of an arrow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. put in or stored in a barrel
  • adj. (of an arrow) tapered toward both ends

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Examples

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  • As a bill extending Russia's presidency from a four - to six-year term barreled through the Russian legislature on Friday, it fell to the old-timers from the Communist Party to put up a fight.

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  • A 26 inch barreled in full choke for fall and one in 18 inch barrel in extra full for spring.

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  • I personally have shot a 27 varmint barreled 25-06 with 75g bullets going 3750 fps.

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  • The stock looked like it was whittled from a plank instead of a blank, so I purchased another "95% completed" stock and did the outside shaping myself, but another fellow inletted the barreled action.

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  • WMHunter; the old mod 70 trigger is one of the best made. they are easy to hone out the machine marks in the contact points and to adjust, and of 300+ that I have reworked, I have never had one returned, and one of them has been re barreled twice since I did the trigger. $40 to a competent gunsmith and you will have as good a trigger as you can buy.

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  • Years ago I used to win money at turkey shoots using this field grade standard barrel '06 shooting against heavy barreled varmint rifles.

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  • I find it difficult to isolate an all-time favorite, but a heavy-barreled Sako L461 "Vixen" in .222 Rem., purchased in 1968, was one of the most accurate and delightful rifles I ever purchased, and every trip afield or to the range was a positive experience.

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  • "I had barreled a few balls the last couple games, and not many hits to show for it," Norris said.

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