hogs|head «HOGZ hehd, HGZ-», noun.
1. a large barrel or cask. In the United States, a hogshead contains from 63 to 140 gallons; in Great Britain it contains from 50 to 100 gallons.
2. a liquid measure equal to 63 gallons.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hogs — hogs; hogs·head; hogs·teer; …   English syllables

  • head — arrow·head; beach·head; be·head; be·head·al; bir·ken·head; block·head·ism; blunt·head; bog·head; bonnet·head; bra·den·head; bulk·head·ed; bull·head·ed·ly; bull·head·ed·ness; chow·der·head; chuck·le·head·ed; cop·per·head·ism; dou·ble·head·er;… …   English syllables

  • head|cheese — «HEHD CHEEZ», noun. U.S. a jellied loaf formed of edible parts of the head and feet of hogs or other animals, cut up, cooked, and seasoned. ╂[American English < head + cheese. Compare Dutch hoofdkaas.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wild Hogs — Infobox Film name = Wild Hogs caption = Promotional movie poster for the film director = Walt Becker producer = Kristin Burr Todd Lieberman Brian Robbins Amy Sayres Sharla Sumpter Michael Tollin writer = Brad Copeland starring = Tim Allen John… …   Wikipedia

  • The Hogs (American football) — The Hogs was the nickname for the offensive line of the Washington Redskins of the National Football League during the 1980s and early 1990s. Renowned for their ability to control the line of scrimmage, the Hogs helped the Redskins win three… …   Wikipedia

  • hogshead — hogs·head …   English syllables

  • hogshead — hogs|head [ˈhɔgzhed US ˈha:gz , ˈho:gz ] n BrE a large container for holding beer, or the amount that it holds …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hogshead — hogs|head [ hɔgz,hed ] noun count a large container for beer …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hogshead — hogs•head [[t]ˈhɔgzˌhɛd, ˈhɒgz [/t]] n. 1) wam a large cask, esp. one containing from 63 to 140 gallons (238 to 530 liters) 2) wam any of various units of liquid measure, esp. one equivalent to 63 gallons (238 liters) Abbr.: hhd • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • Houston Nutt — College coach infobox Name = Houston Nutt Caption =Houston Nutt at the 2007 SEC Media Days DateOfBirth = birth date and age|1957|10|14 Birthplace = flagicon|Arkansas Little Rock, AR DateOfDeath = Title = Head Coach College = Ole Miss Sport =… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”