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" are used, as the butt, pipe, &c. ; but these are now to be considered rather as the names of casks than as expressing any definite number of gallons. The standard gauges in trade are as "
Pounds, shillings and pence: or, A series of money calculations on a novel ... - Page 6
by T. Martin - 1842
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Chambers's information for the people, ed. by W. and R. Chambers, Volume 2

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1842
...or 60 troj grains. Iť Wine- Measure, besides the gallon and its subdivisions, various denominations are used, as the butt, pipe, &c. ; but these are now to be considered rathei as the names of casks than as expressing any definite number of gallons. The standard gauga...
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Mensuration, Mechanical Powers and Machinery: The Principles of Mensuration ...

Daniel Adams - Arithmetic - 1849 - 128 pages
...puncheon, pipe, butt, and tun, used for liquids, are so vague and variable in their contents, that they are to be considered rather as the names of casks than as expressing any fixed or definite measures. Such vessels are usually gauged, and have their contents marked on them....
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mensuration mechanical powers and machinery

1850
...pipe, butt, and tun, used for liquids, are so -vague and variable in their contents, that they are to be considered rather as the names of casks than as expressing any fixed or definite measures. Such vessels are usually gouged, and have their contents marked on ihem....
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Oliver and Boyd's New Edinburgh Almanac and National Repository

1857
...gallon and its subdivisions, various denominations are used, as the .butt, pipe, &c., given on page 73, but these are now to be considered rather as the names...number of gallons. The Standard gauges in trade are as follow :Pipe of Port, 115 Imp. galls.; pipe of = 1 Furlong _ , M ., = ' Mlle ' The hand = 4 inches...
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