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Noun

Singular
anker

Plural
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  1. (obsolete) a measure of wine or spirit equal to 10 gallons; a barrel of this capacity

References

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

Basque

Noun

anker

  1. beast

Danish

Noun

anker

  1. anchor

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

anker n. (plural ankers, diminutive ankertje)

  1. anchor

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *ankuro, whence also Old English ancor, Old Norse akkeri, from Latin ancora

Noun

anker m

  1. anchor

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