What is another word for Puncheon?

Pronunciation: [pˈʌnt͡ʃən] (IPA)

The word puncheon is an uncommon term used to describe a large barrel or cask used to store and transport liquids such as beer, wine, or spirits. There are a number of synonyms that can be used in place of puncheon, including vat, keg, barrel, cask, or drum. These words can be used interchangeably depending on the context of the sentence. For example, a winery might use a cask to age their wines, whereas a brewery might use a keg to store their beer. Regardless of the term used, the underlying function remains the same: to store and transport liquids in a large volumetric container.

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What are the hypernyms for Puncheon?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Puncheon

I love to think of that old log house with its hewed Puncheon floors and thick oaken doors, where my youth was spent.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
One of the two Indians standing upon them departed as Brad and his companion approached; the other, silent and sullen, maintained his position on the pile, and when Brad took hold of the end of a Puncheon he walked down to that end, thus compelling Brad to lift him as well as the Puncheon.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
I dare say she thought she was without any excuse for disappointing you and me of our pet plan, and all for the sake of that Puncheon of an Englishman!
"Her Mother's Secret"
Emma D. E. N. Southworth

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