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wineskin

[wahyn-skin] /ˈwaɪnˌskɪn/
noun
1.
a bag, usually of goatskin, for carrying wine and having a spigot from which one drinks.
Also called wine bag.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; wine + skin
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wineskin

/ˈwaɪnˌskɪn/
noun
1.
the skin of a sheep or goat sewn up and used as a holder for wine
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