Simple Definition of flagon
: a container for liquids that usually has a handle, spout, and lid; also : the amount in a flagon
Full Definition of flagon
1 a : a large usually metal or pottery vessel (as for wine) with handle and spout and often a lid b : a large bulging short-necked bottle
2 : the contents of a flagon
Examples of flagon
We drank a whole flagon of wine.
<brought a flagon of wine to the table>
Origin of flagon
Middle English, from Middle French flascon, flacon bottle, from Late Latin flascon-, flasco — more at flask
First Known Use: 15th century
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Definition of flagon
: a container for liquids usually having a handle, spout, and lid
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