flagon

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He raised his flagon and drank to him, with a merry flash of his white teeth.

"Thou liest, knave," roared Jones menacing him with the flagon.

I still kept inhaling the ether from the opening of my flagon.

Henry Murger soaked them in a bottle of brandy or in a flagon of beer.

The page returned, bearing a large cup and a flagon of wine.

Before him was a dish of good cakes, beside him, a cup and flagon of good wine.

She refused the cloak as she had refused the flagon and the cake, and replied, "A sack."

The flagon is the only piece of the church plate belonging to this period.

He began by holding the flagon of Burgundy wine to his lips.

And Choulette pointed to two glasses and a flagon placed on a stove.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle French flacon, Old French flascon, from Late Latin flasconem (nominative flasco) "bottle" (see flask).

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bottle

nouncontainer, usually for liquids
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