Results for: Hogshead

In Inventions

What is a hogshead?

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913) defines a Hogshead as: Hogshead ( n. ) An English measure of capacity, containing 63 wine gallons, or about 52/ imperial gallons; a ha ( Full Answer )
In Music

In the music man the first song on the train you can find definitions for all words like demijohn hogshead and noggin but what is a frikkin?

Firstly, it's not a frikkin it's a "firkin" and, according to the definition on the script, it's "a small wooden barrel or covered vessel; used for butter, lard, etc. Also any ( Full Answer )
In Example Sentences

How do you put hogshead in a sentence?

The apples were shipped in a hogshead. The hogshead of beer wouldkeep the party going for a couple of days.
In England

Is there a town in England called Hogshead?

I can find no record of a town called Hogshead and I have never heard of it personally. . It's not the sort of name we would give to a town. Pubs get called Hogshead someti ( Full Answer )
In Example Sentences

How can you use hogshead in a sentence?

(A hogshead is an archaic unit of liquid volume based on a barrel or cask) "He had the men lift a hogshead of beer from the large stack and put it in his cart."
In Units of Measure

How many gills are there in one hogshead?

2016 gills Added to answer above: The only connection found between hogshead and fish is a reference (see related link) to measuring a quantity of fish in New Brunswick.
In Miscellaneous

What are hogsheads?

oh, oh, oh...I know this one! :P (mostly from my fascination with the Beatles: "And lastly through a hogshead of real fire...", lol) Anyroad, a hogshead(or hog's head, to c ( Full Answer )
In Math and Arithmetic

How many barels in a hogshead?

None, he wears the barel on his head, not in his head. It's a hat.