a small cask or barrel, usually holding from 5 to 10 gallons (19 to 38 liters).
a unit of weight, equal to 100 pounds (45 kilograms), used for nails.
Also, kegger. a ; beer bust.
a small barrel with a capacity of between five and ten gallons
a keg of beer
1630s, earlier kag (mid-15c.), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse kaggi “keg, cask,” of unknown origin. Cognate with Swedish kagge, Norwegian kagg. Specific sense of “barrel of beer” is from 1945. U.S. student slang kegger “party featuring a keg of beer” attested by 1969.
A beer party; beer bust (1960s+ Teenagers & students)
see: sitting on a powder keg
[keg-ler] /ˈkɛg lər/ noun 1. a participant in a bowling game, as candlepins or tenpins. /ˈkɛɡlə/ noun 1. (informal, mainly US) a participant in a game of tenpin bowling
[keg-ling] /ˈkɛg lɪŋ/ noun 1. the sport of bowling.
assembly, one of the stations of the Israelites in the desert (Num. 33:22, 23).
[Sephardic Hebrew kuh-hee-lah; Ashkenazic Hebrew kuh-hil-uh] /Sephardic Hebrew kə hiˈlɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew kəˈhɪl ə/ noun, plural kehilloth, kehillot, kehillos [Sephardic Hebrew kuh-hee-lawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew kuh-hil-oht, -ohs] /Sephardic Hebrew kə hiˈlɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew kəˈhɪl oʊt, -oʊs/ (Show IPA) 1. the organization of the Jewish population of a community that deals with charities and other communal affairs.