Definition of tankard noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tankard

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈtæŋkəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæŋkərd//
 
 
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a large, usually metal, cup with a handle, that is used for drinking beer from Word Origin Middle English (denoting a large tub for carrying liquid): perhaps related to Dutch tanckaert.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tankard