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BARREL
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated BARREL as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 15 answers for the crossword clue 'BARREL', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given BARREL a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen BARREL as an answer itself some 116 times.

BARREL is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Friday, 03 December 2021 with the answer being CASK, but the most popular answer for this clue is KEG.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A cylindrical container that holds liquids
  • A tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
  • The quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
  • A bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
  • Put in barrels
  • Any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BBL
Any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"

KEG
Small cask or barrel

TUB
A relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body

TUN
A large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals

VAT
A large open vessel for holding or storing liquids

4 Letters

BUTT
The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"

CASK
A cylindrical container that holds liquids

DRUM
Small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise

HERA
Queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno

5 Letters

SPEED
A central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

6 Letters

CHARGE
A special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"

9 Letters

BARRELFUL
The quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold

GUNBARREL
A tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired

15 Letters

CHAIRORGANHOUSE

PROCEEDSPEEDILY

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