(also jerry can, jerrican)
A large, flat-sided metal container for storing or transporting liquids, typically gasoline or water.
- Children and adults, including elderly men and women, filled jerricans and other containers with water.
- En route to a hotel, we handed out sparkling new cooking pots and jerrycans to bemused beggars.
- When he completed the program and came back here the parents gave him a jerrycan full of petrol.
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