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Saturday, July 30, 2011


The remainder in a cask or package which has leaked or been partially used.
- Admiral William Smyth's Sailor's Word Book, 1867

Ullage of a cask is what such a vessel wants of being full.
- Edward Phillips' New World of English Words, 1706

The quantity of liquor contained in a cask partially filled, and the cpacity of the portion which is empty, are termed respectively the wet and dry ullage.
- Encylopedia Britannica, 1883

To Calculate the amount of ullage in a cask. To fill up again an ullaged cask.
- Sir James Murray's New English Dictionary, 1926

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