Definition of keg in English:


Pronunciation /keɡ/ /kɛɡ/

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  • 1A small barrel, especially one of less than 30 gallons or (in the UK) 10 gallons.

    barrel, cask, vat, butt, tun, drum, hogshead, firkin, tub, tank, container, vessel
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    1. 1.1A pressurized metal barrel with a valve at one end, used to store and dispense beer or other carbonated drinks.
      • ‘beer is delicious pumped from a keg’


Early 17th century variant of Scots and US dialect cag, from Old Norse kaggi.