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Definition of keg in English:


1A small barrel, especially one of less than 10 gallons or (in the US) 30 gallons.
Example sentences
  • The owners of this bar have been very good to us, and occasionally even send down kegs of beer in the summer for special parties.
  • The wrong gas system will cause beer inside kegs to go flat or get foamy at the end of every keg.
  • After this it will be stored for conditioning, filtered, then packaged in bottles, cans or kegs.
1.1British short for keg beer.


Early 17th century: variant of Scots and US dialect cag, from Old Norse kaggi.

Words that rhyme with keg

beg, cleg, egg, Eigg, Greg, leg, Meg, peg, skeg, teg, yegg
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