from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small, rather slender punch, used by coopers for clearing out worm-holes in staves or heads of casks, for the purpose of stopping the holes with wooden plugs to prevent leaking.


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  • While this term has to do with spirituous liquors, neither tequila nor punchbowl is involved.

    January 9, 2013