a wine barrel holding 59.44 gallons (225 liters), esp. for Bordeaux
A barrique for Burgundy hold 228 liters and for Beaujolais, 215 liters.
As the barrique contains something over 50 gallons, the estimate was for about 2000 gallons of brandy, not an illiberal allowance.
Count Frontenac William Dawson LeSueur
noun a preparer / server in a coffee bar
- Barren of
not producing or incapable of producing offspring; sterile: a barren woman. unproductive; unfruitful: barren land. without capacity to interest or attract: a barren period in American architecture. mentally unproductive; dull; stupid. not producing results; fruitless: a barren effort. destitute; bereft; lacking (usually followed by of): barren of tender feelings. Usually, barrens. level or slightly rolling […]
- Barren lands
a sparsely inhabited region of tundra in N Canada, especially in the area W of Hudson Bay. Historical Examples It suited English policy that even, the barren lands of Snowdon should be divided. The History of England T.F. Tout But the Apaches had their warlords also, rider of barren lands. The Defiant Agents Andre Alice […]
- Barrister and solicitor
an attorney who is licensed to prepare cases and argue them in court in the common-law provinces of Canada and in New Zealand and Australia.
(in England) a lawyer who is a member of one of the Inns of Court and who has the privilege of pleading in the higher courts. Compare solicitor (def 4). Informal. any lawyer. Contemporary Examples The founder, Motilal Nehru, an Anglophile barrister, was a liberal member of the Indian nationalist movement. The Unstoppable Gandhi Aravind […]