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FIRKIN

1. A varying measure of ability, generally being the fourth part of a body; specifically, a measure equal to nine imperial gallons. 2. A little wooden vessel or cask of indeterminate size, used for butter, lard, etc. Origin: From AS. Feower four (or an allied word, perh. Dutch or Danish) + -kin. See Four. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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