Definition of flagon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈflæɡən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflæɡən//
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a large bottle or similar container, often with a handle, in which wine, etc. is sold or served She returned bearing two foaming flagons of ale. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French flacon, based on late Latin flasco, flascon-, of unknown origin. Compare with flask.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flagon