Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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TUN, n. Also †toun. As in Eng., a vat, tub.

Sc. combs.: toun cog, a wooden vessel with a long handle used to pour the wort of ale into casks; †tumill [ < tunmill], a funnel used for the same purpose. Also in n.Eng. dial. Ags. 1712 A. Jervise Land of Lindsays (1853) 342:
A tumill, a skimmer, a toun cog.

[O.Sc. tummell, 1576.]

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