Keg meaning

kĕg
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A unit of weight used for nails, equal to 100 pounds (45.5 kilograms).
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A unit of weight for nails, equal to 100 pounds.
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To put or store in a small cask or barrel.
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A small barrel, usually one holding less than ten gallons.
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A round, traditionally wooden container of lesser capacity than a barrel, often used to store beer.
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Origin of keg

  • Middle English kag from Old Norse kaggi

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English kag, from Old Norse kaggi (“keg”)

    From Wiktionary