What does the word tankard mean?

Usage examples for tankard

  1. He put down the tankard. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  2. Bertrand had a lay of Normandy, about a lady who walked in the apple- orchards and fell in love with a wandering minstrel; and Donaldson sang a rough ballad of Virginia, in which a man weighs the worth of his wife against a tankard of apple- jack. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  3. A second tankard of that same sack, boy. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye