barrelhead


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bar·rel·head

 (băr′əl-hĕd′)
n.
The flat top of a barrel.

barrelhead

(ˈbærəlhɛd)
n
1. the round and flat end of a barrel
2. to pay cash on the barrelhead US to pay at the time of purchase
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When trading and bartering we were "tighter than bark to a tree in January." When payment was due, We knew how to "squeeze a nickel so hard the buffalo would grunt." In an agreement made "on a barrelhead and a handshake," we kept our word
Now cash on the barrelhead is required merely for the possibility of access.
Since some of the winery's workers knew how to work with barrels, they removed one barrelhead without damage; Blue said it took about 20 minutes.
Other rewards include a special price of $72 USD for a Whiskey Lab set with choice of Barrelhead, notebook, and theme song download.
There are samplers that have two containers for collecting wet and dry deposition, respectively, with one barrelhead (dust preventing cover) that can switch between the two containers automatically depending on the weather conditions [81].
When that aid dried up in the 1990s, Pyongyang continued to supply weapons and other equipment to any and all comers who could provide cash on the barrelhead. A list of customers reads like a rogues' gallery of the past twenty years: The Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka, Hamas, Qaddafi's Libya, etc.
If the NCAA proves a player has broken a rule, then the player's school has to fork over significant amounts of cash, let's say $1 million for the first transgression by any player at a big-time athletic school, and $10 million for the second transgression by any player: Cash on the barrelhead, from the school's coffers to a worthwhile charity.
A creditor so informed could react to this information, not necessarily by adjusting the interest rate or negotiating for covenants, but by demanding cash on the barrelhead for a time before extending further credit.
He telling the Chinese leadership: Morsy's only interested in cash on the barrelhead. You know we're broke .
Still, one cannot escape noticing how the incentives that structured Serbia's choice to go to law--the forceful, factual quality of Kosovo's independence, the determined support for that independence from the world's greatest military power, the European cash on the barrelhead backing the project, the undeniable sting of Serbian military defeat--encourage a rather less sanguine view of Serbia's shift, and incline us, instead, to see in its new policy proof that, in the affairs of human politics, rather less has changed than one might suppose.
The organization remains on a "cash on the barrelhead" basis with its vendors and still hasn't printed a season brochure.
The commodity promises so very much, it beats a drum of necessity--fulfilling real requirements for food, housing, and clothing--yet it sings a cloying song of desires beyond need, converting ineffable longings into cold, hard cash on the barrelhead. Justin Rancourt and Chuck Yatsuk's recent performances, including the ninety-minute live action Black Diamond, 2011, explore the commodity's interpellation of subjects as buyers, probing the gap between its claims of pleasure and contentment and the struggle to find an identity outside of consumption.