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puncheon - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'puncheon' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Puncheon [ n.]
- A figured stamp, die, or punch, used by goldsmiths, cutlers, etc.
- A short, upright piece of timber in framing; a short post; an intermediate stud.
- A split log or heavy slab with the face smoothed; as, a floor made of puncheons.
- A cask containing, sometimes 84, sometimes 120, gallons.