Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In classical archæol., a vase imitating more or less closely the form of a wine-skin.

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Examples

  • For only those names which end in o and n, have the designation proper to a chattel, e.g. xulon (’log’), schoinion (’rope’); those which do not end so have that of a masculine or feminine object, though some of them we apply to chattels: e.g. askos (’wineskin’) is a masculine noun, and kline (’bed’) a feminine.

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