8 Definitions of Tun

The meaning of the word tun, the definition of Tun:

n. - A large cask; an oblong vessel bulging in the middle, like a pipe or puncheon, and girt with hoops; a wine cask.

n. - A fermenting vat.

n. - A certain measure for liquids, as for wine, equal to two pipes, four hogsheads, or 252 gallons. In different countries, the tun differs in quantity.

n. - A weight of 2,240 pounds. See Ton.

n. - An indefinite large quantity.

n. - A drunkard; -- so called humorously, or in contempt.

n. - Any shell belonging to Dolium and allied genera; -- called also tun-shell.

v. i. - To put into tuns, or casks.

The word "tun" uses 3 letters: N T U

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after tun, or to tun in any order:

a - aunt tuna   b - bunt   c - cunt   d - dunt   e - tune   g - tung   h - hunt   i - unit   l - lunt   o - unto   p - punt   r - runt turn   s - nuts stun tuns  

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nu un ut

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