Kilderkin


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Kilderkin

An obsolete unit of volume equivalent to 18 gallons.
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Luke David Painter, aged 23, of Kilderkin Court, Cheylesmore, Coventry, failing to report an accident, fined pounds 50.
Furlong Road, Rodyard Way, Perchfoot Close, Bushelton Close, Peckstone Close, Gilquart Way, Kilderkin Court and Pipkin Court, most of which seem to signify terms of measurement.
He said Stan had brewed at least two kilderkins - or 36 gallons - of the 5% strong, pale, hoppy bitter, adding that "in the week when the beer first went on sale we probably had our best business in 10 years.