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synonyms for demijohn

  • beaker
  • canteen
  • carafe
  • chalice
  • decanter
  • jug
  • urn
  • vial
  • alembic
  • ampulla
  • bag
  • bottle
  • caster
  • crock
  • cruet
  • crystal
  • ewer
  • fiasco
  • flagon
  • glass
  • goblet
  • gourd
  • horn
  • jar
  • noggin
  • phial
  • retort
  • tumbler
  • flacon
  • flasket
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How to use demijohn in a sentence

He has been drunk three times in the last month; he is a walking demijohn; his hypocrisy a shame to his grey hairs.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
The covering of a broken demijohn was used in the manner shown as a waste-paper basket.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
They strung out and started for the Antarctic Ocean, with a big old wicker-worked demijohn in the lead.
OVER THE SLIPRAILSHENRY LAWSON
He lifted the demijohn of whiskey from the table and shook it.
MRS. SKAGGS'S HUSBANDS AND OTHER STORIESBRET HARTE
He promptly broke the demijohn, and was knocked down thereupon by one of the drunken sailors.
RALPH GRANGER'S FORTUNESWILLIAM PERRY BROWN
The torpedo was a demijohn of powder enclosed in a box sunk in the river and fired by a string from the shore.
A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE WORK OF MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY DURING THE WAR, 1861-1865RICHARD L. MAURY
This pedestal did duty for a neck; and upon it was placed a thing which, viewed as a whole, resembled a demijohn.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
The last item was: "To demijohn and one gallon whisky for medicine, $8.00."
THE COMSTOCK CLUBCHARLES CARROLL GOODWIN
He was reeling homeward, with under one arm a live turkey, and swinging from the other a demijohn of claret.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
He represented the Christmas spirit, and his accent was Scotch, so I up-tilted his demijohn gladly enough.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMIJOHN

  • alembic
  • ampulla
  • bag
  • beaker
  • bottle
  • canteen
  • carafe
  • caster
  • chalice
  • crock
  • cruet
  • crystal
  • decanter
  • demijohn
  • ewer
  • fiasco
  • flacon
  • flagon
  • flasket
  • glass
  • goblet
  • gourd
  • horn
  • jar
  • jug
  • noggin
  • phial
  • retort
  • tumbler
  • urn
  • vial
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.