Definition of flagon
1a : a large usually metal or pottery vessel (as for wine) with handle and spout and often a lidb : a large bulging short-necked bottle
2 : the contents of a flagon
Examples of flagon in a Sentence
We drank a whole flagon of wine.
brought a flagon of wine to the table
Recent Examples of flagon from the Web
For every bit of speechifying there is a voluble reaction: waved arms, hoisted flagons and shouts of boyish humor.
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FLAGON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flagon for English Language Learners
: a container for liquids that usually has a handle, spout, and lid; also : the amount in a flagon
FLAGON Defined for Kids
Definition of flagon for Students
: a container for liquids usually having a handle, spout, and lid
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