demijohn

noun
demi·​john | \ˈde-mē-ˌjän \

Definition of demijohn 

: a large narrow-necked bottle usually enclosed in wickerwork

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First Known Use of demijohn

1769, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for demijohn

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

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