demijohn

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noun demi·john \ˈde-mē-ˌjän\

Definition of demijohn

  1. :  a large narrow-necked bottle usually enclosed in wickerwork

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Origin and Etymology of demijohn

by folk etymology from French dame-jeanne, literally, Lady Jane


First Known Use: 1769

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