Definitions for tankardˈtæŋ kərd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tan•kardˈtæŋ kərd(n.)

  1. a large drinking cup, usu. with a handle and a hinged cover.

Origin of tankard:

1275–1325; ME: bucket; cf. MD tanckaert, MF tanquart; orig. uncert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tankard(noun)

    large drinking vessel with one handle


  1. tankard(Noun)

    A large drinking vessel, sometimes of pewter, sometimes with a glass base, with one handle and often a hinged cover.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tankard(noun)

    a large drinking vessel, especially one with a cover


  1. Tankard

    A tankard is a form of drinkware consisting of a large, roughly cylindrical, drinking cup with a single handle. Tankards are usually made of silver, pewter, or glass, but can be made of other materials, for example wood, ceramic or leather. A tankard may have a hinged lid, and tankards featuring glass bottoms are also fairly common. Tankards are shaped and used similarly to beer steins.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a large drinking-mug of metal, glass etc

a beer tankard.

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