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Webster 1913 Edition


Rundlet

Rund′let

,
Noun.
[Dim. of OF.
rondele
a little tun, fr.
rond
round. See
Round
, and cf.
Roundlet
,
Runlet
.]
A small barrel of no certain dimensions. It may contain from 3 to 20 gallons, but it usually holds about 14½ gallons.
[Written also
runlet
.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Rundlet

RUND'LET

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Definition 2022


rundlet

rundlet

English

Noun

rundlet (plural rundlets)

  1. A small barrel of no certain dimensions, which may contain from 3 to 20 gallons.
  2. A measure for liquids, as for wine, usually 18.5 gallons.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, p. 205:
      Again, by 28 Hen. VIII, cap. 14, it is re-enacted that the tun of wine should contain 252 gallons, a butt of Malmsey 126 gallons, a pipe 126 gallons, a tercian or puncheon 84 gallons, a hogshead 63 gallons, a tierce 41 gallons, a barrel 31.5 gallons, a rundlet 18.5 gallons.

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