demiJohn

Part of speech: noun

A jug- like glass vessel enclosed in wickerwork.

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Usage examples "demijohn":

  1. And when O'Flynn said that about keeping his big demijohn out of the inventory and apart from the common stores, I sat on him. - "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).
  2. Old Jem had a demijohn of cherry rum, thirty years unopened. - "The Sea Bride", Ben Ames Williams.
  3. There they entertained him with two bottles of cointreau and a stone demijohn of cornwhisky. - "Greener Than You Think", Ward Moore.