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tun

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an enclosed wooden vessel for holding beverages
  • in olden days an English ship's capacity was measured by the number of tuns of wine it could hold

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The first known use of tun was before the 12th century

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“Tun.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tun. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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