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demijohn


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Demijohn  \Dem"i*john\,  n.  [F.  dame-jeanne,  i.e.,  Lady  Jane,  a 
  corruption  of  Ar  damaj[=a]na,  damj[=a]na,  prob.  fr  Damaghan 
  a  town  in  the  Persian  province  of  Khorassan  once  famous  for 
  its  glass  works.] 
  A  glass  vessel  or  bottle  with  a  large  body  and  small  neck, 
  inclosed  in  wickerwork. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  demijohn 
  n  :  large  short  narrow  neck;  often  has  small  handles  at  neck 
  and  is  enclosed  in  wickerwork 




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