cardel

noun
car·​del | \ ˈkärˌdel, -dᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of cardel

: a cask used by Dutch whalers

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History and Etymology for cardel

Dutch kardeel, probably modification of Middle French quartel, cartel, diminutive of quart fourth

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“Cardel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cardel. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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