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firkin

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an enclosed wooden vessel for holding beverages
  • the innkeeper opened up a firkin of his special ale for the weary travelers

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The first known use of firkin was in the 14th century

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“Firkin.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/firkin. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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