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Tappit hen

Scottish name for a crested hen (crown, crest, tufted hen). But it was also common for a large, bulbous pewter jug with a chunky hinge lid, the shape of which is exactly reminiscent of such a hen. These cans usually contained 2.25 liters and were formerly used as measuring and transport cups for wines, especially port wine, used. The term was also understood as a unit of measurement. The volume corresponds to the bottle sizes Marie-Jeanne and Tregnum, See also under bottles. capacity measures and wine vessels,

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