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demijohn

a large bottle with a short narrow neck, often with small handles at the neck and encased in wickerwork
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He said: "I had demolished a shed in the front garden and was working on putting new foundations in and came across a demijohn.
Soon I was hurrying by with a mixture of guilt and shame whenever I passed the two demijohns labelled '2002 Blueberry (?
It typically contains wine in glass gallons jugs or demijohns (Photo 3) (bottles and barrels more rarely); wine equipment (funnels, press, siphons, etc.
Germain-des-Pres, who in true mania could down demijohns of red wine--his clenched jaw raised above the vivid tablecloth and insignificant humans like a stubborn dog, head high above the floods, preserving the bandana of an ideal.
The most enthusiastic revellers, those who start celebrating the 18th a day and a half before it comes, dancing the cueca heel-and-toe amid barrels and demijohns, beneath hanging willows and little paper flags, eating empanadas, cold chicken, cinder-charred tortillas and luminous meat rolls, these are the people who come out to applaude the passing troops, the hefty, brown sailors, garbed in snug caps, tight shirts and wide pants suitable for dancing the Charleston.
The fruit has been scratted and pressed and the juice is now sitting in drums and demijohns in the shed.
Home made cider is a new venture for us and our opening efforts currently sit fermenting in two five litre demijohns, with bubbles passing out through the air lock.
Demijohns of parsnip, beetroot, plum, raspberry, bramble and blackcurrant sit on stoutly-constructed shelves, though experiments with peapod and gooseberry still bring a shudder.
The result of a hard day or two at the press: a decent amount of brown apple juice sitting in an array of barrels and demijohns, their fermentation locks bubbling away nicely.