Definitions for kilderkin

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  1. kilderkin(noun)

    an obsolete British unit of capacity equal to 18 Imperial gallons

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  1. kilderkin(Noun)

    A small barrel.

  2. kilderkin(Noun)

    An old English liquid measure, usually being half a barrel; containing 18 English beer gallons, or nearly twenty-two gallons, United States measure.[[Category:en:Units of measure]]

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  1. Kilderkin(noun)

    a small barrel; an old liquid measure containing eighteen English beer gallons, or nearly twenty-two gallons, United States measure

  2. Origin: [OD. kindeken, kinneken, a small barrel, orig., a little child, fr. kind child; akin to G. kind, and to E. kin.]

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