hogs·head (hôgzhĕd′, hŏgz-)
1. Abbr. hhd Any of various units of volume or capacity ranging from 63 to 140 gallons (238 to 530 liters), especially a unit of capacity used in liquid measure in the United States equal to 63 gallons (238 liters).
2. A large barrel or cask with this capacity.
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