I picked up the tankard of wine which was on the table and flung it at him with all my might.
"I doubt it not, mon ami," quoth the archer, going back to his tankard.
"I'll wager a tankard of cider that you'll not nick my mark," exclaimed the soldier who had fired.
"This—on information received," replied Easleby, as he lifted his tankard.
He rushed in, and after striking the tankard out of her hand, seized her by the bad arm, twisted it till the bone again separated.
Now and then, because his mouth was dry, he took a sip of beer from his tankard.
And let Treve keep the tankard faithfully, and never part with it.
You order cold beef and pickles, with a pint of bitter in a tankard.
"This looks like the cidre mousseux I drank at Littry," he said, and taking up his tankard tossed it off at a draught.
He paused, and made a gesture of raising a tankard to his lips.
c.1300, "large tub-like vessel," corresponding to Middle Dutch tanckaert, meaning the same thing, but both of unknown origin. A guess hazarded in OED is that it is a transposition of *kantard, from Latin cantharus. Meaning "drinking vessel" is first recorded late 15c.