barrel tub
a barrel sawn in two and used for various fisheries purposes (Newfoundland)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Tub — Tub, n. [OE. tubbe; of Dutch or Low German origin; cf. LG. tubbe, D. tobbe.] 1. An open wooden vessel formed with staves, bottom, and hoops; a kind of short cask, half barrel, or firkin, usually with but one head, used for various purposes. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tub fast — Tub Tub, n. [OE. tubbe; of Dutch or Low German origin; cf. LG. tubbe, D. tobbe.] 1. An open wooden vessel formed with staves, bottom, and hoops; a kind of short cask, half barrel, or firkin, usually with but one head, used for various purposes.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tub wheel — Tub Tub, n. [OE. tubbe; of Dutch or Low German origin; cf. LG. tubbe, D. tobbe.] 1. An open wooden vessel formed with staves, bottom, and hoops; a kind of short cask, half barrel, or firkin, usually with but one head, used for various purposes.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barrel — [n] cylindrical container butt, cask, cylinder, drum, firkin, hogshead, keg, pipe, receptacle, tub, tun, vat, vessel; concept 494 …   New thesaurus

  • barrel chair — noun : an upholstered easy chair with a high solid rounded back suggestive of a barrel with a section removed * * * U.S. Furniture. an easy chair having a high, semicircular back forming a single upholstered piece with the wings or arms; tub… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tub chair — noun : a large rounded upholstered easy chair usually with semicircular back and no separate arms compare barrel chair * * * English Furniture. an easy chair having a semicircular back and, with the wings or arms, forming a single upholstered… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tub — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pot, vat, cauldron; washtub, bathtub; slang, tramp, freighter (see ship). See receptacle. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. keg, bucket, cask, tank, receptacle, laundry tub, bathtub, hot tub, spa, cauldron, vat …   English dictionary for students

  • tub — Synonyms and related words: Finnish bath, Japanese bath, Russian bath, Swedish bath, Turkish bath, aquamanile, argosy, auto, autocar, automatic dishwasher, automobile, baptize, bark, basin, bath, bathe, bathtub, bidet, blimp, boat, bottom, bowl,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • barrel chair — U.S. Furniture. an easy chair having a high, semicircular back forming a single upholstered piece with the wings or arms; tub chair. Also called barrel back chair /bar euhl bak /. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • barrel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. keg, tun, cask, vat; cylinder, tube. See receptacle, rotundity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cask, keg, hogshead, stoup, vat, tub, puncheon, firkin, butt, carboy, cylinder, tun, receptacle, pipe, container …   English dictionary for students

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