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See also: tappit-hen
Borrowed and modified from Scots tappit-hen.
- (rare) A bottle of wine in the port wine trade containing 2.25 liters of fluid, three times the volume of a standard bottle.
- (Scotland) A hen with a tuft of feathers on her head.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Jamieson to this entry?)