flagon

Part of speech: noun

A vessel with a handle and a narrow mouth, used to serve liquors.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Eric Parker.