Pronunciation: (tun), [key]
—n., v., tunned, tun•ning.
1. a large cask for holding liquids, esp. wine, ale, or beer.
2. a measure of liquid capacity, usually equivalent to 252 wine gallons.
to put into or store in a tun or tuns.
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