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Tappit hen

Scottish name for originally a crested hen (crown, crested, tufted hen). But it was also common for a large, bulbous, provided with a chunky hinged lid tin can, which reminds of the shape precisely to such a hen. These cans usually consisted of 2.25 liters and were formerly used as measure 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 below bottles. capacity measures and wine vessels,

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