Noun(1) a large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals
(1) A few of us went into a wine-store where there was a large tun with a ladder to get to the top, in which was a hole about two feet square.(2) The tun itself came to mean a specific size equal to four hogsheads or about 208 gallons.(3) The grain-water mixture will now be heated up and pumped to the lauter tun .(4) He gave the order for a tun of the local wine to be delivered by packman to the Earl's castle in late summer.(5) Most tun shells can be found living in sand, in the tropics beyond the edge of the coral reef.(6) These tun shells have a large rounded body and are very lightweight for their size.(7) Tiny periwinkles, found in profusion in intertidal areas, are gastropods; as are giant tun shells from the deep waters and the quiet limpets who cling to rocks at low tide.(8) In 1347 he sold 3 tuns of wine to the King's Butler; while in 1349 he exported cloth.(9) The tuns , which have been in constant use since 1778, will then lie idle while the owners of Boddingtons decide what to do with the site.(10) As for size, the tonnage of ships in this period was reckoned literally in terms of capacity to carry tuns , or casks, of wine.(11) The mixture goes through a series of vast tuns until it reaches the small oddly-shaped stills, which the family-run distillery retains to ensure consistency of the whisky.
1. tun ::
2. butt ::
3. pipe ::
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