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You can make 2 words from 'keg' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'keg'

KEG 8 

All 3 letters words made out of keg

keg ekg kge gke egk gek

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Definitions and meaning of keg



From Middle English kag, from Old Norse kaggi (keg). Cognate with Icelandic kaggi (keg; cask), Norwegian kagg (keg), Swedish kagge (keg), Low German kag (vessel; craft), Dutch kaag (vessel; craft).


  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /kɛɡ/
  • (dated, Southeastern Midwest of the U.S.) IPA(key): /kæɡ/
  • (dated, New England, Virginia, South Carolina) IPA(key): /keɪɡ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛɡ


keg (plural kegs)

  1. A round, traditionally wooden container of lesser capacity than a barrel, often used to store beer.

Coordinate terms

  • sixtel

Derived terms

  • kegger
  • keg stand
  • pony keg
  • powder keg



keg (third-person singular simple present kegs, present participle kegging, simple past and past participle kegged)

  1. (transitive) To store in a keg.
    • 2011, Carla Kelly, Coming Home for Christmas (page 116)
      He gestured toward the empty chair and the other officers began passing him their kegged beef and ship's biscuit.
    • 2015, Randy Mosher, Mastering Homebrew (page 228)
      Many of us get impatient with the tedium of bottling after a year or two and start thinking about kegging our beers instead.



  • EKG

  • a small barrel.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)