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      n  
1    a large cask of variable capacity, usually between 70 and 120 gallons  
2    the volume of such a cask used as a liquid measure  
     (C15 poncion, from Old French ponchon, of uncertain origin)  
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puncheon          [2]  
      n  
1    a short wooden post that is used as a vertical strut  
2       a less common name for       punch   2       1  
     (C14 ponson, from Old French ponçon, from Latin punctio a puncture, from pungere to prick)  

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