flagon

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noun flag·on \ˈfla-gən\

Definition of flagon

  1. 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. 2 :  the contents of a flagon

Examples of flagon in a Sentence

  1. We drank a whole flagon of wine.

  2. brought a flagon of wine to the table

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Origin and Etymology of flagon

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


First Known Use: 15th century


FLAGON Defined for English Language Learners

flagon

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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

flagon

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noun flag·on \ˈfla-gən\

Definition of flagon for Students

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



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