flagon flagon

Definition(s):

  • (n) a large metal or pottery vessel with a handle and spout; used to hold alcoholic beverages (usually wine)

Usage(s):

  • Seventy-nine years ago an unlovely $500 flagon with no particular name was to be competed for by 14 vessels of the Royal Yacht Squadron in a free-for-all race off Cowes.

News

  • Should You Read The Game Of Thrones Novels If You Haven't Yet?

    The third season of Game Of Thrones has come and gone faster than a flagon of wine in the hands of Tyrion Lannister—it was a riveting season filled with chopped off hands, bear fights, and a Red Wedding that became the most talked about TV moment of the year. The show just keeps picking up new viewers too: this season was the second highest rated in the history of HBO. But summer is coming, and ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Gothamist

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  • Your browser may not support display of this image.Writing for the New York Times, Ben Brantley called The Seafarer "a thinking-person's alternative to 'It's a Wonderful Life' as a flagon of Christmas cheer," citing "the liveliest, funniest...
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Ben Brantley Source: Broadway World

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