gallon

Various units of capacity, some dry, some liquid, some both. From Old Northern French, possibly entering England with the Normans.

Because of the quantity of information, the various gallons are given their own pages:

In English-speaking areas

barn gallon

English ale gallon

English wine gallon

imperial gallon (British Empire after 1826)

Irish gallon

Scottish gallon

United States gallon

United States dry gallon

Winchester gallon

wine gallon (in Barbados and Gibraltar, after 1826)

In Spanish-speaking areas

galón

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