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Definition of Anker

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European liquid measure (8 1/2 imperial gallons)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
A liquid measure in various countries of Europe. The Dutch anker, formerly also used in England, contained about 10 of the old wine gallons, or 8/ imperial gallons.
  
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anker
\an"ker\ (&?;), n. [d. anker: cf. ll. anceria, ancheria.] a liquid measure in various countries of europe. the dutch anker, formerly also used in england, contained about 10 of the old wine gallons, or 8½ imperial gallons.

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Anker (cognate Ancher) is a given name of Danish and Norwegian origin, sometimes used as a surname. Anker may also refer to a place name.

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