1) A large tub.
1412 Et de una Sue de empcione, Selby
1459 cum tubbes, soes, alepoittes, Ripon
1566 Item iiij skeiles a soa with other implementes iiis iiijd, South Cave
1590 everye ayle brewer … sell their aile for ijs xd the soe every soo contayninge seaven gallons at the fatt syde, York
1698 For a ridle, a soe, 5 scutles and 1 hand barrow 3s 2d, Pickering. They were evidently quite large tubs: 1580-1 Johane Calame beinge about a year and a half oulde by misfortune drowned in a soo of water, York.