A flagon is a large metal or ceramic pitcher for holding liquor, especially wine. It’s like a giant flask with a handle and spout that you put on the table so you can share the wine with old-timey friends.

A flagon is usually used for alcohol — in particular wine, but sometimes beer. It’s an old fashioned word. A flagon might be set on a table in Colonial times, but feel free to use one now. A flagon full of wine should be enough for a group of friends at dinner — it's more than a bottle. The word flagon is related to flask, which is a smaller container for carrying alcohol.

Definitions of flagon

n a large metal or pottery vessel with a handle and spout; used to hold alcoholic beverages (usually wine)

Type of:
an object used as a container (especially for liquids)

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