What does the word tun mean?

Usage examples for tun

  1. Then put as much Ale- barm to it, as will make it work; then keep it in a warm place, as you do Ale; and when it hath wrought well, Tun it up, as you do Ale or Beer: and when it is a week old, drink of it at your pleasure. – The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened by Kenelm Digby
  2. The vier that wer clear avore, Begun to spweil their fun, min; The smoke all roll'd toward the door, Vor I'd a- stopp'd the tun, min. – Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect by William Barnes
  3. 40 Denn noch einmal wollte der Sohn des Bundes Entschliessung, Seine Menschen zu retten, dem Vater feierlich kund tun. – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas