What does the word tub mean?

Usage examples for tub

  1. The shape and size of the tub may be the same as those of an ordinary bath tub. – The Electric Bath by George M. Schweig
  2. Josiah said he would ruther own his wash- tub that he used to travel round in. – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  3. That Sisyphus's foot- tub should have been still in existence. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown