firkin firkin

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a British unit of capacity equal to 9 imperial gallons
  2. (n) a small wooden keg

Usage(s):

  • Both commodities have boomed since the drought, and stock traders who cannot tell a butter firkin from an eggplant have been edging into the market.

News

  • Food Calendar

    Friday, June 28 To celebrate the National Homebrewers Conference this weekend, Devil's Den is pouring rare brews and hosting brewers. At 7:30 p.m., Sebastian Sauer, Freigeist brewer of Braustelle Brauerei in Germany, visits; June 30, the Yards Brewing Company crew will be tapping a firkin of a special dry hopped IPA. Devil's Den 1148 S. 11th St. 215-339-0855.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

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