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See definition of tun on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarrel
  • as incask
  • as injar
  • as inkeg
  • as invat

synonyms for tun

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

Before the Wars there was aye abundance there of hot cakes and fresh herrings and Auxerre wine by the tun.
THE MERRIE TALES OF JACQUES TOURNEBROCHEANATOLE FRANCE
He asked Wa-kan-tun-ka, the Great Mystery, to give him strength and courage to overcome his enemies.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
Lastly, he has baked the biggest Bannock on record; Cake with 5,000 eggs in it, and a tun of butter.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Acton, ak′tun, n. a stuffed leather jacket which used to be worn under a coat of mail.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
"He were better bestowed on a tun of wine," the youth retorted, without looking up.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
We cannot let our Lady Joan set forth for field with such a compost of mumpers and tun-barrels as these!
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
At midnight everything was out of the hill; and John and Elizabeth got into the silver tun, and were drawn up.
FOLK-LORE AND LEGENDS; SCANDINAVIANVARIOUS
In his descent John was amazed at the brilliancy of the walls between which the tun glided down.
FOLK-LORE AND LEGENDS; SCANDINAVIANVARIOUS
"Good old tun-bellied divines," and others of the species, come in for their share of raillery.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
So in Saxon documents the whole manor or estate was called by various names, generally 'ham' or 'tun.'
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TUN

  • 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.