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noun 
  1. A figured stamp, die, or punch, used by goldsmiths, cutlers, etc.
  2. (Carpentry) A short, upright piece of timber in framing; a short post; an intermediate stud.
  3. A split log or heavy slab with the face smoothed; as, a floor made of puncheons.
  4. A cask containing, sometimes 84, sometimes 120, gallons.
  5. An English measure of capacity for liquids, containing 84 wine gallons; a tercian.

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