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See definition of firkin on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarrel
  • as incask
  • as incontainer
  • as inkeg

synonyms for firkin

  • cask
  • cylinder
  • drum
  • pipe
  • butt
  • hogshead
  • keg
  • receptacle
  • tub
  • tun
  • vat
  • vessel
  • keg
  • barrel
  • butt
  • hogshead
  • pipe
  • tun
  • vat
  • barrelet
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How to use firkin in a sentence

This dainty way, however, would hardly make a bad article good, and no one would crave a berry of ancient firkin butter.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
A firkin or a large pail which does not leak and which can be devoted to the purpose is needed for slacking the lime.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
One of these like the butter firkin on shore, could not patiently submit to everything, and—broke!
FIGHTING THE SEAEDWARD A. RAND
The bottom of a butter firkin can stand what is reasonable, but what self–respecting firkin will submit to everything?
FIGHTING THE SEAEDWARD A. RAND
Down he came, partly in the firkin and partly outside of it, falling in a very mixed condition.
FIGHTING THE SEAEDWARD A. RAND
He was gone all day and returned late in the evening, and looking around could not see his firkin of butter.
HOW MARCUS WHITMAN SAVED OREGONOLIVER W. NIXON
At one time he brought among his provisions a small firkin of butter, a great luxury at that time.
HOW MARCUS WHITMAN SAVED OREGONOLIVER W. NIXON
The old-fashioned firkin, which could be headed up and the butter covered with brine, is a much better package for keeping butter.
HINTS ON DAIRYINGT. D. CURTIS
Joan Andrews of York, Maine, sold two heavy stones in a firkin of butter.
CURIOUS PUNISHMENTS OF BYGONE DAYSALICE MORSE EARLE
During the last few years there have been times when domestic economy has foundered on the farmer's firkin.
THE ABOMINATIONS OF MODERN SOCIETYREV. T. DE WITT TALMAGE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FIRKIN

  • butt
  • cask
  • cylinder
  • drum
  • firkin
  • hogshead
  • keg
  • pipe
  • receptacle
  • tub
  • tun
  • vat
  • vessel
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.