kilderkin definition

  • noun:
    • A cask.
    • An obsolete English way of measuring capability corresponding to about 18 gallons (68 liters).
    • a little barrel.
    • a vintage English fluid measure, typically being half a barrel; containing 18 English alcohol gallons, or almost twenty-two gallons, United States measure.
    • a tiny barrel; an old liquid measure containing eighteen English beer gallons, or nearly twenty-two gallons, United States measure.
    • A measure of capability, half a barrel or 2 firkins.
    • an obsolete Brit unit of capability add up to 18 Imperial gallons

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