how to pronounce hogshead


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hogshead is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hogshead in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… go to the hogshead you've definitely …”

meanings of hogshead


  1. A large barrel or cask of indefinite contents, especially one containing from 100 to 140 gallons.
  2. An English measure of capacity for liquids, containing 63 wine gallons, or about 52+^1⁄2 imperial gallons; a half pipe.

hogshead frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hogshead occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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