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keg

 (kĕg)
n.
1.
a. A small cask or barrel with a capacity of about 30 gallons (114 liters).
b. Such a container and its contents.
2. A unit of weight used for nails, equal to 100 pounds (45.5 kilograms).
tr.v. kegged, keg·ging, kegs
To put or store in a small cask or barrel.

[Middle English kag, from Old Norse kaggi.]

keg

(kɛɡ)
n
1. a small barrel with a capacity of between five and ten gallons
2. (Brewing)
a. an aluminium container in which beer is transported and stored
b. Also called: keg beer beer kept in a keg: it is infused with gas and served under pressure
[C17: variant of Middle English kag, of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse kaggi cask]

keg

(kɛg)

n.
1. a small cask or barrel holding from 5 to 10 gallons (19 to 38 liters).
2. a unit of weight equal to 100 pounds (45 kg), used for nails.
[1585–95; earlier cag < Old Norse kaggi]

keg

A unit of volume, used especially for beer, equal to approximately 30 gal. Also used as a measure of weight for nails, equal to 100 lb.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.keg - the quantity contained in a kegkeg - the quantity contained in a keg  
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
2.keg - small cask or barrel
barrel, cask - a cylindrical container that holds liquids
firkin - a small wooden keg
powder keg - keg (usually made of metal) for gunpowder or blasting powder

keg

noun barrel, drum, vat, cask, firkin, tun, hogshead a full keg of beer
Translations
lekkeritynnyri
hordóhordócska
sod

keg

[keg]
A. Nbarrilete m
B. CPD keg beer Ncerveza f de barril

keg

[ˈkɛg] n [beer] → tonnelet m

keg

n
(= barrel)kleines Fass, Fässchen nt
(also keg beer)Bier ntvom Fass

keg

[kɛg] nbarile m, fusto
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The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the brewery is putting in a kegging line, as well as four new lagering tanks, a designated fruit beer brewhouse, expanded laboratory and refrigeration facilities, and brew house automation.