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He has dog rolling barrel (8)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

hogshead

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Here is my best explanation:

'barrel' is the definition.
(hogshead is a kind of barrel)

'he has dog rolling' is the wordplay.
'rolling' indicates anagramming the letters.
'he'+'has'+'dog'='hehasdog'
'hehasdog' with letters rearranged gives 'HOGSHEAD'.

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This clue was last seen in The Independent

(Other definitions for hogshead that I've seen before include "How much", "large container", "Much wine", "lot of drink", "Provider of brawn", "Cask", "Large cask for alcohol", "Large cask holding 54 gallons of beer", "A lot of wine" and "provider".)

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