Often one needs to know the commodity to know what sort of barrel is meant.
Units of capacity
- barrel of petroleum
- barrel of beer, contemporary
- wine barrel (England, United Kingdom)
- beer and ale barrels (England before 1824)
- lime barrel (United States)
- flour barrel (United States)
- apple barrel (United States)
- dry goods barrel (United States)
- herring barrel (Scotland)
- salmon barrel (England; Scotland)
- soap barrel (England)
- barrel (Scotland)
Units of mass
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