French tub

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • French tub a dyer's mixture of protochloride of tin and logwood; -- called also plum tub.
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Usage

In literature:

Pickle-jars and butter-tubs are useful to him, but not my French!
"Armenian Literature" by Anonymous
I do not wonder that this tub of October has been racked off into a French cask.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
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In news:

Marszalek / NOLA.com Fans of the band Green Day lineup outside of One Eyed Jack's in the French Quarter Tuesday, May 20, 2008 to catch the band performing as their alter-ego , Foxboro Hot Tubs.
French doors open onto the B&B's best features: the view of Taos Mountain looming above Taos Pueblo, and an open-­air hot tub for stargazing.
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