Definitions for tappit hen

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  1. tappit hen(Noun)

    A bottle of wine in the port wine trade containing 2.25 liters of fluid, three times the volume of a standard bottle.

  2. Origin: Borrowed and modified from Scots tappit-hen.

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  1. Tappit hen

    a hen having a tuft of feathers on her head

  2. Tappit hen

    a measuring pot holding one quart (according to some, three quarts); -- so called from a knob on the lid, thought to resemble a crested hen

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