What does the word flagon mean?

Usage examples for flagon

  1. The quart flagon will as surely waste its precious contents through a fracture that loses only a drop at a time, as the butt from which a constant stream is pouring. – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  2. The captain hastily swallowed some wine from a flagon, cast a look of scorn and anger upon Francisco, and rushed on deck. – The Pirate by Frederick Marryat
  3. They had to feed four poor persons daily, and wait upon them themselves; and these poor persons were to have bread and meat or fish, with half a flagon of ale, and were to have new tunics and new russet hoods every year. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
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