firkin


firkin

noun

Definition of FIRKIN

an enclosed wooden vessel for holding beverages <the innkeeper opened up a firkin of his special ale for the weary travelers>
Synonyms barrel, butt, firkin, hogshead, keg, kilderkin, pipe, puncheon, rundlet (or runlet), tun
Related Words scuttlebutt; cistern, tub, vat; can, drum

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