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hogshead

1. a unit of capacity, used esp for alcoholic beverages. It has several values, being 54 imperial gallons in the case of beer and 52.5 imperial gallons in the case of wine
2. a large cask used for shipment of wines and spirits
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Niall Moran is the general manager at Hogs Head Golf Club, and was responsible for the purchase of the new E-Z-GO ELiTE Freedom golf cars.
Flora light, skimmed milk, not even semi skimmed milk and a hogs head with an apple in it.
In Bobby Petrino's first year as the Hogs head coach, many folks were excited.
Paul Tapper, 20, threw a full glass of beer at Kevin Davis in the Hogs Head pub, in Walsall, and it shattered, cutting his head, Wolverhampton Crown Court was told.