They had a firkin of ale in a corner, with which to moisten their inner clay between each round.
Up he got from his seat upon the firkin, and his head was in the shadows of the smoky timbers.
The firkin was brought, turned upside down, and Joe mounted it.
He brought me a firkin of butter for my wife, which is very welcome.
Cranberries keep very well in a firkin of water in the cellar, and if so kept, can be stewed fresh at any time during the winter.
Cranberries will keep all winter in a firkin of water in the cellar.
"I hope he will not try that firkin I packed that hot week in July," Mother would say.
Mr. firkin, as usual, was rigorously gentlemanly, in the quiet way.
Mr. firkin said he bought an astonishing number of gloves that morning, and suddenly remembered that he wanted cravats.
At that moment in the box opposite, I saw our friends, Mr. Boosey and Mr. firkin.
Used only in John 2:6; the Attic amphora, equivalent to the Hebrew bath (q.v.), a measure for liquids containing about 8 7/8 gallons.