- Among them were water football (or soccer), water rugby, water handball, and water polo, in which players rode on floating barrels, painted to look like horses, and struck the ball with a stick.
- Chock the barrel up or else it will roll over.
- The beer comes out of the barrel under pressure.
- Peter had his head in a tar barrel sure enough.
- The ship ran a foul of the floating seaweed.
- The worker repaired the barrel with a hoop iron.