flagon

[flag-uhn]
noun
1.
a large bottle for wine, liquors, etc.
2.
a container for holding liquids, as for use at table, especially one with a handle, a spout, and usually a cover.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English, variant of flakon < Middle French fla(s)con < Late Latin flascōn- (stem of flascō) flask

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flagon (ˈflæɡən)
 
n
1.  a large bottle of wine, cider, etc
2.  a vessel having a handle, spout, and narrow neck
 
[C15: from Old French flascon, from Late Latin flascō, probably of Germanic origin; see flask]

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flagon
mid-15c., from M.Fr. flacon, from O.Fr. flacon, from L.L. flasconem "bottle" (see flask).
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Flagon definition


Heb. ashishah, (2 Sam. 6:19; 1 Chr. 16:3; Cant. 2:5; Hos. 3:1), meaning properly "a cake of pressed raisins." "Flagons of wine" of the Authorized Version should be, as in the Revised Version, "cakes of raisins" in all these passages. In Isa. 22:24 it is the rendering of the Hebrew _nebel_, which properly means a bottle or vessel of skin. (Comp. 1 Sam. 1:24; 10:3; 25:18; 2 Sam. 16:1, where the same Hebrew word is used.)

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The flagon with the dragon holds the brew that is true.
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