tankard

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noun tan·kard \ˈtaŋ-kərd\

Definition of tankard

  1. :  a tall one-handled drinking vessel; especially :  a silver or pewter mug with a lid

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Origin and Etymology of tankard

Middle English


First Known Use: 14th century


TANKARD Defined for English Language Learners

tankard

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noun tan·kard \ˈtaŋ-kərd\

Definition of tankard for English Language Learners

  • : a large, metal cup for drinking beer that has a handle and often an attached lid


TANKARD Defined for Kids

tankard

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noun tan·kard \ˈtaŋ-kərd\

Definition of tankard for Students

  1. :  a tall cup with one handle and often a lid


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