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How Do You Spell TUN?

Correct spelling for the English word "tun" is [t_ˈʌ_n], [tˈʌn], [tˈʌn]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of TUN

  1. A large cask; a certain measure for liquids, as for wine, oil, &c.; a quantity of wine, consisting of 252 gallons; a ton weight of 2,240 lbs; a certain quantity of timber; a large quantity.

Common Misspellings for TUN

Below is the list of 269 misspellings for the word "tun".

Usage Examples for TUN

  1. One may hopefully attempt the filling up of a tun, however vast its contents; but there can be no hope whatever in attempting the filling of a sieve. - "Leading Articles on Various Subjects" by Hugh Miller
  2. The next removal is into the tun- tub, in which capacity C, without the addition of E, will serve very well. - "The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
  3. The culprit has the alternative of paying a shilling to the college library, or ordering a tun of bitter beer. - "An American at Oxford" by John Corbin
  4. Thus the long or diphthongal sounds of I and U, are admitted by some, and excluded by others; the sound of j, or soft g, is reckoned as simple by some, and rejected as compound by others; so a part, if not all, of what are called the long and the short vowels, as heard in ale and ell, arm and am, all and on, isle or eel and ill, tone and tun, pule or pool and pull, have been declared essentially the same by some, and essentially different by others. - "The Grammar of English Grammars" by Goold Brown
  5. She sat on the extreme edge of the rocky wall, above the abyss, and kicked at the tun with her thin, awl- like legs, as it hung in iron chains on large beams, from the tower- high corner of the bridge by the precipice. - "Pictures of Sweden" by Hans Christian Andersen
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