“If BMW is ‘the ultimate driving machine,’ your Anthem is the ultimate differentiator,” writes hogshead.
I climbed up onto the edge of that hogshead that the workmen had left right beside the trellis that runs up by my window.
"Pay for a drink, and I'll listen to you," said hogshead Geoffroy to his sister.
Away, make haste, we'll empty his cellar to-night, and draw his barrels out into our hogshead.
The destroyer seeks his victim alike in every hogshead, and in every glass.
Avast a bit, cried Bill—I must first fill up a hole in my stomach, big enough to hold a hogshead.
By main force they were able to raise the hogshead to the surface, but not above it.
They were constructed so that either end could be poled against the river bank and the hogshead rolled aboard.
The morning's catch had been split and salted; it just filled a hogshead.
This quantity (of a hogshead) will require better then a quart of the best Ale-barm, which you must put to it thus.
"large cask or barrel," late 14c., presumably on some perceived resemblance. The original liquid measure was 63 old wine gallons (by a statute of 1423); later anywhere from 100 to 140 gallons. Borrowed into other Germanic languages, oddly, as ox-head (cf. Dutch okshoofd, German oxhoft, Swedish oxhufvud).