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TUN, measure. A vessel of wine or oil, containing four hogsheads.

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Then feed on thoughts, that voluntarie move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful Bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest Covert hid Tunes her nocturnal Note.
Still I thought I might catch him on one point; so I asked him why the modern empire did not make the nation's cream in the Heidelberg Tun, instead of leaving it to rot away unused.
"A patient and diligent examination of the modern German cream had satisfied me that they do not use the Great Tun now, because they have got a BIGGER one hid away somewhere.
Moreover, if the King's companies keep these prizes, the winning companies shall have, first, two tuns of Rhenish wine; second, two tuns of English beer; and, third, five of the fattest harts that run on Dallom Lea.
Neither did they at all scruple, while I was by, to discharge what they had drank, to the quantity of at least two hogsheads, in a vessel that held above three tuns. The handsomest among these maids of honour, a pleasant, frolicsome girl of sixteen, would sometimes set me astride upon one of her nipples, with many other tricks, wherein the reader will excuse me for not being over particular.
The Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah today presented the appointment letter as the Yang Dipertua Negri of Sabah for the third term to Tun Juhar Mahiruddin, which takes effect on January 1, 2019.
'We saw how former Umno members and leaders such as Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal who fought for the truth got punished, Tun Dr Mahathir himself was faced with various criticisms and pressure.
'Maybe you are referring to the Cabinet ministers' meeting with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir yesterday.
While Grafene's focus was on fine dining, Mash Tun will offer lower prices and more accessible food, as well as live music and real ale.
After the welcoming ceremony, Prime Minister Imran Khan held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Tun Dr.
Prime Minister Abe congratulated Prime Minister Tun Dr.
Tun Tun Hein garnered a 270-vote majority in securing the deputy speakership.