Pronunciation: (pun'chun),[key] —n. 1. a large cask of varying capacity, but usually 80 gallons (304 l).
2. the volume of such a cask, used as a measure.
Pronunciation: (pun'chun),[key] —n. 1. a heavy slab of timber, roughly dressed, for use as a floorboard.
2. a short, upright framing timber.
3. (in goldsmith work)
a. any of various pointed instruments; a punch.
b. a stamping tool.