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kilderkin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kilderkin  \Kil"der*kin\,  n.  [OD.  kindeken  kinneken  a  small 
  barrel,  orig.,  a  little  child,  fr  kind  child;  akin  to  G. 
  kind  and  to  E.  kin.] 
  A  small  barrel;  an  old  liquid  measure  containing  eighteen 
  English  beer  gallons,  or  nearly  twenty-two  gallons,  United 
  States  measure.  [Written  also  {kinderkin}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kilderkin 
  n  :  an  obsolete  British  unit  of  capacity  equal  to  18  Imperial 
  gallons 




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