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  • n  a British unit of capacity for alcoholic beverages
  • n  a large cask especially one holding 63 gals

  • A man like a hogshead of honey.
  • In addition, bands of "tea-water men" fill up their carts at springs near Fresh Water Pond, north of the city, and then sell the water in the streets for 3 pence a hogshead.
  • FOOD DRINK A cauldron of creamed chicken, a hogshead of ice cream, and equal dispensation of paper hats, balloons and noisemakers used to be enough to ensure the.

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