What Is the Definition of Hogshead?

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The word hogshead refers to a large cask or barrel. It can also mean any of a range of units of capacity particularly equal to 238 liters. This word's first documented use dates back to the 14th century.
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hogs·head
[hawgz-hed, hogz-]
NOUN
1.
a large cask, especially one containing from 63 to 140 gallons (238 to 530 liters).
2.
any of various units of liquid measure, especially one equivalent to 63 gallons (238 liters). Abbreviation: hhd
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hogshead: a British unit of capacity for alcoholic beverages; a large cask especially one holding 63 gals
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