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Definition of "tuns" [tuns]

  • Plural form of tun. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tuns" in a sentence
  • "I have called tuns of apartments for a while now and wondered if anyone knew of one piticularly and could give me the name or number for the office?"
  • "It was an estimate of a ship’s capacity, in terms of the number of very large casks of wine or water, called tuns, that she could carry."
  • "Since wine was shipped in "tuns" that each held 8 barrels or about 242 gallons, a ship that could carry 8,000 wine barrels was considered a 1,000-tun ship."
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