kilderkin


kilderkin

noun

Definition of KILDERKIN

an enclosed wooden vessel for holding beverages <the kilderkins that line one wall of the brewpub are just for decoration—there's no beer in them>
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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