Tankard definition

tăngkərd
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A large drinking cup having a single handle and often a hinged cover, especially a tall pewter or silver mug.
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A large drinking cup with a handle and, often, a hinged lid.
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A large drinking vessel, sometimes of pewter, sometimes with a glass base, with one handle and often a hinged cover.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tankard
Plural:
tankards

Origin of tankard

  • Middle English of unknown origin

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