A round vessel or cask, of more length than breadth, and bulging in the middle. Barrels were made of staves and headings and bound with hoops.
Related term(s): Barrel (Measure)
Category: Buildings, Goods, and Materials
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 46.
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