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Synonyms for gallon

United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3

a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4

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Look," he continued, drawing his dagger and making an incision in the carcass a foot above the root of the sting, from which he presently drew forth two sacs, each of which held fully a gallon of the deadly liquid.
After four breakfasts and a gallon of champagne, to serve us such a scurvy trick.
With great difficulty, and by the promise of a present of a good hunting-knife each, I succeeded in persuading three wretched natives from the village to come with us for the first stage, twenty miles, and to carry a large gourd holding a gallon of water apiece.
We had but half a pint a head, and each of us could have drunk a gallon.
I tell you, Gallon, he was a genuine surprise to me.
Going in with him on some deal, I suppose," Gallon remarked.
He paid two dollars and a half a month rent for the small room he got from his Portuguese landlady, Maria Silva, a virago and a widow, hard working and harsher tempered, rearing her large brood of children somehow, and drowning her sorrow and fatigue at irregular intervals in a gallon of the thin, sour wine that she bought from the corner grocery and saloon for fifteen cents.
He came to me, look you, saying that if I would furnish him with a gallon of ale, wherewith to strengthen himself as he worked, and also the pigments and a board, he would paint for me a noble pied merlin which I might hang along with the blazonry over my door.
As of March 10, refiners' cost and profit margin was about 55 cents for every gallon of gasoline valued at $2.
as it boasted a 75-percent increase to 750,375 gallons in July, up from 428,124 gallons a year ago.
Patriot and One Earth intend to construct ethanol manufacturing facilities with annual production capacity of 100 million gallons each.
The tanker truck, hauling about 3,200 gallons of gasoline, was about a quarter-mile north of the Pearblossom Highway off-ramp shortly after 11 a.
3 percent, with 6,514,227 gallons from 7,181,004 gallons in June, 1988.
Through our production partners BES currently has a production capacity of approximately 10,000 metric tons or 3,000,000 gallons of biodiesel per month.
0 percent from 6,300,000 gallons a year ago to 6,049,000 gallons; Mexico, down 13 percent to 5,900,000 gallons from 6,760,000 in May, 1988; and Germany, down 18 percent to 2,700,000 gallons from 3,350,000 gallons a year ago.