Demijohn meaning

dĕmē-jŏn
A large, narrow-necked glass or earthenware bottle, usually encased in wickerwork.
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A large bottle of glass or earthenware, with a narrow neck and a wicker casing.
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A large bottle with a short neck, sometimes with two small handles at the neck, sometimes encased in wickerwork.
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Origin of demijohn

  • Probably alteration of French dame-Jeanne dame lady dame Jeanne personal name

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French dame-jeanne, of uncertain origin.

    From Wiktionary