Hogshead


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Hogshead

An obsolete unit of volume equivalent to 63 gallons.
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Smith noted that "from personal motives they are also interested in securing as large a quantity offish as possible, regardless of price which they are required to pay." (60) Previously, cannery managers had paid boatmen a monthly salary, but in order to encourage the boatmen to be readily on the job when the weirs were full offish, and thus to get the fish to the factory in the freshest state possible, the factories added compensation of 50 cents per hogshead offish brought in, thereby providing the boatmen with real market incentive to bring in more fish.
He dreams of a certain sphere to be filled by him, something less in diameter than a great circle, maybe not greater than a hogshead. All the staves are got out, and his sphere is already hooped....
Hogshead: Kennedy's barrel at the Tain warehouse' Booze gift: Kennedy' Wee dram: Ex-Lib Dem leader at a whisky tasting
The Hogshead, Newhall Street, Birmingham (O121 200 2423)
At this time it is of interest to note the prices, per hogshead, Seyfried were paying for brined vegetables -- 35 shillings for onions, 43 shillings and 6 pence for gherkins and 21 shillings for cauliflower.
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It is matured in a European oak sherry hogshead of a kind rarely used today in whisky-making, according to the retailer, and bottled in a custom-made hand blown glass bottle.
Previous incarnations have been The House and The Hogshead.
Overshadowed by her high-achieving siblings, Sally Hogshead discovered at the tender age of 7 that a competitive market demands an even more competitive message.
The Firkin, Kilderkin, Barrel and the Hogshead - all named after beer containers - cost between pounds 4379 and pounds 16,500.
The alarm was raised by local people, who reported seeing an aircraft in trouble above Hogshead Lane, in Oakmere, close to Delamere Forest.
Pubs banning smoking include: The Barley Mow, Reflex at the Loft, The Coach House, Must, Metro Bar & Grill, Hogshead, Casa, TGI Fridays.