HyperDic: firkin

English > 2 senses of the word firkin:
NOUNquantityfirkina British unit of capacity equal to 9 imperial gallons
artifactfirkina small wooden keg
English > firkin: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA British unit of capacity equal to 9 imperial gallons.
Part ofkilderkinAn obsolete British unit of capacity equal to 18 Imperial gallons
Partsgallon, Imperial gallon, congiusA British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters
BroaderBritish capacity unit, Imperial capacity unitA unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System
English > firkin: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA small wooden keg.
Broaderkegsmall cask or barrel

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