wineskin

noun
wine·​skin | \ ˈwīn-ˌskin How to pronounce wineskin (audio) \

Definition of wineskin

: a bag that is made from the skin of an animal (such as a goat) and that is used for holding wine

Examples of wineskin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In any case, the metaverse seems to be a new wineskin being filled with old fears. Joel Mathis, The Week, 11 Jan. 2022 The other exemplary work is a large bronze figure of an elderly drunken satyr sprawled atop a lion pelt and wineskin strewn across a rock. Christopher Knight, latimes.com, 3 July 2019

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First Known Use of wineskin

1821, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wineskin was in 1821

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“Wineskin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wineskin. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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