Slang puncheon means

puncheon means: a large wooden barrel

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puncheon means: a large wooden barrel

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Meaning of puncheon

puncheon means: a large wooden barrel

Meaning of butt

butt means: a type of cask (smaller than a puncheon) used to pickle or store fish or other goods.

Meaning of Barrels

Barrels means: A round wooden cask usually used for storage. Barrel makers were coopers. It was common for a ships to have barrel makers on board. The following are some other standard barrel/cask sizes: Puncheon = either 84 or 120 gallons (depending on the goods being shipped) Butt= 108 gallons ( a cask capable of holding twice that of a hogshead) Hogshead =63 gallons Barrel = between 31-42 gallons Tierce= 42 gallons Kilderkin =18 gallons Firkin =9 gallons Rundlet = anywhere between 3 and 20 gallons (most often 14.5 gallons) (Measurement are in US standards, for conversion: 1 US gallon =3.785 liters or 0.833 British gallon.)

Meaning of Hogshead

Hogshead means: A large cask usually used for shipping wine and spirits or other liquids or dry goods. In the Americas, Hogsheads were used frequently in the transportation of tobacco and sugar cane. The tobacco hogshead used in colonial times was very large. The standardized hogshead measured 48 inches long and 30 inches in diameter at the head. Fully packed with tobacco, it weighed about 1000 pounds. The following are some other standard barrel/cask sizes: Puncheon = either 84 or 120 gallons (depending on the goods being shipped) Butt= 108 gallons ( a cask capable of holding twice that of a hogshead) Hogshead =63 gallons Barrel = between 31-42 gallons Tierce= 42 gallons Kilderkin =18 gallons Firkin =9 gallons Rundlet = anywhere between 3 and 20 gallons (most often 14.5 gallons) (Measurement are in US standards, for conversion: 1 US gallon =3.785 liters or 0.833 British gallon.) So next time sing 15 men on a dead man's chest, yo ho ho and a hogshead of rum!

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