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keg

noun \ˈkeg, dial ˈkag, ˈkāg\

: a barrel for holding or serving something (such as beer)

: the amount of something contained in a keg

Full Definition of KEG

1
:  a small cask or barrel having a capacity of 30 gallons or less
2
:  the contents of a keg
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Examples of KEG

  1. They drank an entire keg of beer.

Origin of KEG

Middle English kag, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse kaggi keg
First Known Use: circa 1632

Rhymes with KEG

KEG Defined for Kids

keg

noun \ˈkeg\

Definition of KEG for Kids

1
:  a small barrel holding 30 gallons (about 114 liters)
2
:  the contents of a keg <a keg of root beer>

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