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.