flasket

noun

flask·​et
-kə̇t
plural -s
1
now dialectal, England : a long shallow basket
2
: a small flask

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, a container, from (assumed) Old North French flasket small bottle (Old French flaschet), diminutive of Old North French flaske bottle (Old French flasche), from (assumed) Vulgar Latin flasca bottle (whence Medieval Latin flasca), probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old English flasce, flaxe bottle, Old High German & Old Norse flaska

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“Flasket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flasket. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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