A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

VAT

Mon, 15 Nov '21
Large wine container
Tue, 31 Aug '21
Dye holder
Fri, 23 Jul '21
Tank
Sun, 4 Jul '21
Huge tub
Tue, 8 Jun '21
Winery container
Thu, 27 May '21
Sight at a brewpub
Sun, 28 Feb '21
Acid container
Tue, 19 Jan '21
Large wine vessel