barrelful

barrelful

[bar-uhl-fool]
noun, plural barrelfuls.
1.
the amount that a barrel can hold.
2.
any large quantity: a barrelful of jokes.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see barrel, -ful


See -ful.
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