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flagon

1. a large bottle of wine, cider, etc.
2. a vessel having a handle, spout, and narrow neck
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Whilst he was speaking the landlady came in again, bearing a broad platter, upon which stood all the beakers and flagons charged to the brim with the brown ale or the ruby wine.
She refused the cloak as she had refused the flagon and the cake, and replied, "A sack."
And how unnatural it seemed for a sober man to be plodding wearily along through miry roads, encountering the rude buffets of the wind and pelting of the rain, when there was a clean floor covered with crisp white sand, a well swept hearth, a blazing fire, a table decorated with white cloth, bright pewter flagons, and other tempting preparations for a well- cooked meal--when there were these things, and company disposed to make the most of them, all ready to his hand, and entreating him to enjoyment!
ONE of the stories in John F Wake's recently published Horrors Of The Dead House - Policing The Streets Of Old Cardiff is titled Street Of Shame: Flagon Alley.
Luckily most retailers notice this and hand back the excess notes (especially thank you to all the staff in the Flute and Flagon in Solihull), but I am sure that there are more that are not so honest.
Archaeologists speculate that the flagon was brought back to Britain by pilgrims who visited Sergiopolis, the city named after the Christian martyr.
"It's getting an intact version of this and seeing how everything is positioned and what he's got with him." Artefacts uncovered include a lyre - a stringed musical instrument - a 1,400-year-old painted wooden box, and a flagon believed to be from Syria.
Artefacts uncovered include a lyre (a stringed musical instrument), a 1,400-year-old painted wooden box, and a flagon believed to be from Syria.
The bar will be housed inside a 1960s retail parade near to Premier Inn hotel and bars Turtle Bay, Flave Cocktail Lounge and The Flute and Flagon. The venue will serve food, snacks and hot drinks alongside the main bar and will have outside seating.
This silver flagon, below, was made at the end of the 18th century in London.
Which, upon a flagon of Scotch and a moment of reflection, struck me as strange.
He spent Monday night drinking "champagne from a flagon" and ended up throwing an afterparty in his newly renovated home in London after even the Chiltern Firehouse stopped serving.