Wine-skins

wineskin

[wahyn-skin]
noun
a bag, usually of goatskin, for carrying wine and having a spigot from which one drinks.
Also called wine bag.


Origin:
1815–25; wine + skin

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wineskin (ˈwaɪnˌskɪn)
 
n
the skin of a sheep or goat sewn up and used as a holder for wine

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