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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

BOAD, n. A small barrel with a handle for carrying liquor to table. Cf. Boat, n.1, 1.Per. 1763 Ochtertyre House Bk. of Accomps (1907) 247:
1 boad for carrying ale.

[O.Sc. bote, boit, boote, a cask or butt of wine; Mid.Eng. butte, Eng. butt, Fr. and It. botte, Sp. and Port. bota.]

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