Definition of meal-tub in English:

meal-tub

noun

  • A tub for storing meal; also figurative and in extended use. Compare a cat in the meal-tub. "Meal-tub Plot" noun English History. an alleged conspiracy of exclusionists in 1679, the supposed evidence for which was claimed to have been discovered concealed in a meal-tub.

Origin

Late 16th century. From meal + tub.

Pronunciation

meal-tub

/ˈmiːltʌb/