Keg vs Skeg - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between keg and skeg

is that keg is a round, traditionally wooden container of lesser capacity than a barrel, often used to store beer while skeg is (nautical) a fin-like structure to the rear of the keel of a vessel that supports the rudder and protects a propeller.

As a verb keg

is to store in a keg.

keg

English

(wikipedia keg)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A round, traditionally wooden container of lesser capacity than a barrel, often used to store beer.
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  • Synonyms

    * barrel

    Derived terms

    * keg stand

    Verb

  • To store in a keg.
  • * 2011 , Carla Kelly, Coming Home for Christmas (page 116)
  • He gestured toward the empty chair and the other officers began passing him their kegged beef and ship's biscuit.
  • * 2015 , Randy Mosher, Mastering Homebrew (page 228)
  • Many of us get impatient with the tedium of bottling after a year or two and start thinking about kegging our beers instead.

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    skeg

    English

    (wikipedia skeg)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nautical) A fin-like structure to the rear of the keel of a vessel that supports the rudder and protects a propeller.
  • (nautical) A similar construction on a boat that acts as a keel.
  • A fin that serves to stabilize a surfboard.
  • (obsolete) A sort of wild plum.
  • (Holland)
  • (obsolete) A kind of oat.
  • * 1842 , Cuthbert William Johnson, The farmer's encyclop√¶dia, and dictionary of rural affairs
  • SKEGS . A kind of oat, sometimes cultivated as a crop in Nottinghamshire. It is the Avena stipiformis of Linnaeus.
  • (Australia, slang) A surfer; a person who leads a surfing lifestyle.
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