a large cask for holding liquids, especially wine, ale, or beer.
a measure of liquid capacity, usually equivalent to 252 wine gallons.
to put into or store in a tun or tuns.
Other definitions for Tun. (2 of 2)
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How to use tun in a sentence
Raspes and Cherries and Bilberies are never to be boiled, but their juyce put into the Liquor, when it is tunning.The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened | Kenelm Digby
Doesn't the beer want tunning, and thou'rt leesing there o' thy haunches; at thy whys and thy wise speeches.Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2) | John Roby
Before tunning, all the wort should be put together, and thoroughly mixed.
British Dictionary definitions for tun
a large beer cask
a measure of capacity, usually equal to 252 wine gallons
a cask used during the manufacture of beer
(tr) to put into or keep in tuns
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