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

  • 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.
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  • 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 ...
    June 14, 2013 - Gothamist
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  • Ben Brantley in Broadway World
    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...

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