Part of speech: noun

A small strong barrel.

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Usage examples "keg":

  1. If, however, a customer comes in for, say, seven pounds of nails, we want him to take twenty- eight pounds, or a keg, if we can. - "Dawson Black: Retail Merchant", Harold Whitehead.
  2. Kate's old boyfriend was standing by the keg. - "Joe Burke's Last Stand", John Moncure Wetterau.
  3. There he is on the comb of that sea, rolling over like a keg! - "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef", James Fenimore Cooper.