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synonyms for hogshead

  • barrel
  • cask
  • drum
  • keg
  • vat
  • vessel
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How to use hogshead in a sentence

A blob of blue smoke curled out of a hole the size of a hogshead in a steep bank overhung with alders.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
He first tried his machine with only two pounds of powder on a hogshead loaded with stones.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
The powder was set on fire, and up went the stones and the boards of the hogshead and a body of water, many feet into the air.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Behind him, the Priests at the golden hogshead, now set free to taste the wine themselves, had lost no time.
PAGAN PASSIONSGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
The jar here means a big affair about half the size of a hogshead: I bathed in one this morning.
WHERE HALF THE WORLD IS WAKING UPCLARENCE POE
We saw one which was fenced with four lengths of rail; also a fence made wholly of hogshead-staves stuck in the ground.
CAPE CODHENRY D. THOREAU
None but an ass talks now-a-days of truth lying at the bottom of a well;—'tis in the bottom of a hogshead of claret.
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
A high fence was all around the yard, and in one corner was a tub made of a hogshead cut in two, and a pump was beside it.
THE SANDMAN: HIS FARM STORIESWILLIAM J. HOPKINS
To get water to wash the clothes, they had a great enormous hogshead at the corner of the house.
THE SANDMAN: HIS FARM STORIESWILLIAM J. HOPKINS
And when they wanted water to wash the clothes, they took some of the water out of the hogshead.
THE SANDMAN: HIS FARM STORIESWILLIAM J. HOPKINS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOGSHEAD

  • 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.