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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drink
hogsheadhogs‧head /ˈhɒɡzhed $ ˈhɑːɡz-, ˈhɒːɡz-/ noun [countable] British English  DFDa large container for holding beer, or the amount that it holds
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hogsheadAfter twenty-eight days they would be taken out, washed and packed in hogsheads, and pressed for about ten days.
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