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Firkin

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Noun

1. firkin

a British unit of capacity equal to 9 imperial gallons

2. firkin

a small wooden keg

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Firkin

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noun
1. 
a small wooden barrel or similar container
2. British
a unit of capacity equal to nine gallons

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Firkin

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noun
1. 
a small, wooden tub for butter, lard, etc.
2. 
a unit of capacity equal to 14 barrel

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Firkin

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n.
1. A small wooden barrel or covered vessel.
2. Any of several British units of capacity, usually equal to about 1/4 of a barrel or 9 gallons (34 liters).

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