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flagon

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noun flag·on \ˈfla-gən\

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. 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. 2 :  the contents of a flagon

Examples of flagon

  1. We drank a whole flagon of wine.

  2. <brought a flagon of wine to the table>



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Origin of flagon

Middle English, from Middle French flascon, flacon bottle, from Late Latin flascon-, flasco — more at flask


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with flagon


FLAGON Defined for Kids

flagon

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noun flag·on \ˈfla-gən\

Definition of flagon

  1. :  a container for liquids usually having a handle, spout, and lid





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