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A large, narrow-necked glass or earthenware bottle, usually encased in wickerwork.
[Probably alteration of French dame-Jeanne : dame, lady; see dame + Jeanne, personal name.]
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(Units) a large bottle with a short narrow neck, often with small handles at the neck and encased in wickerwork
[C18: probably by folk etymology from French dame-jeanne, from dame lady + Jeanne Jane]
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a large bottle with a short, narrow neck, usu. encased in wickerwork.
[1760–70; by folk etym. < French dame-jeanne, appar. generic use of proper name]
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|Noun||1.||demijohn - large bottle with a short narrow neck; often has small handles at neck and is enclosed in wickerwork|
bottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
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demijohn[ˈdemɪdʒɒn] N → damajuana f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Demijohn m; (in wickerwork) → bauchige Korbflasche
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
demijohn[ˈdɛmɪˌdʒɒn] n → damigiana
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