- A tub, usually made from an old keg or cask.
- A drinking mug.
Probably the 17th century from Gaelic.
A simple way to repurpose a keg or cask that’s gone beyond its original intended use. If it can still hold water, then it can probably be used as a tub.
Rogers, J.G. (1985). Origins of Sea Terms. Mystic Seaport.