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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: cag 'barrel' (15-18 centuries), from Old Norse kaggi

keg

noun
     
Related topics: Drink
keg [countable]
DFD a round wooden or metal container with a flat top and bottom, used for storing beer [↪ barrel]
keg beer/bitter British English (=beer served from a keg)

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