tuns

plural of tun
as in barrels
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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“Tuns.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tuns. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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