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keg

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Pronunciation: /kɛɡ
 
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Definition of keg in English:

noun

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.
Synonyms
barrel, cask, vat, butt, tun, drum, hogshead, firkin, tub, tank, container, vessel
1.1British short for keg beer.

Origin

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

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