anker definition

  • noun:
    • a measure of wine or nature corresponding to 10 gallons; a barrel of this capacity
    • A liquid measure in a variety of countries of Europe. The Dutch anker, formerly in addition utilized in The united kingdomt, contained about 10 of this old wine gallons, or 81/2 imperial gallons.
    • A former spelling of anchor.
    • an old spelling of anchor.
    • A liquid measure formerly found in The united kingdomt, but still typical throughout Germany, Russia, and Denmark, having a capacity different in various places from 9 to 10⅓ gallons. In Scotland it was equal to 20 Scotch pints. In addition spelled anchor.
  • others:
    • A simplified spelling of anchor.

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