ewer

Part of speech: noun

A wide - mouthed water - pitcher.

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Usage examples "ewer":

  1. On an other table, were a ewer and a vase, likewise of gold. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
  2. As a great mark of trust he gave to Donnacona two swords, a basin of plain brass and a ewer- gifts which called forth renewed shouts of joy. - "The Mariner of St. Malo: A Chronicle of the Voyages of Jacques Cartier", Stephen Leacock.
  3. My sleeping- room is large and comfortable, with brick floor and glass windows, pure white bed linen and mosquito net, and ewer and basin scrupulously clean, bringing back, by contrast, visions of Le Grand's, and Antonio, and Domingo, and the sounds and smells of those upper chambers. - "To Cuba and Back", Richard Henry Dana.