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  • n. Alternative spelling of hip flask.


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  • Any of these is preferable to shuffling around a drowsy cluster of third-hand camping supplies, wearing tattered fingerless gloves and pulling on a hip-flask of thermometer drainings.

    Ned Goldreyer: A Tale of Tent Cities

  • Sipping morphine from a hip-flask and calling his tumour 'Rupert'Murdoch.

    The Truth Will Out.

  • Why shouldn't I be able to bring my hip-flask onto Air Force One with me?

    Boing Boing: August 6, 2006 - August 12, 2006 Archives

  • The flacon of Nuit de Noël is made of black crystal glass, and looks like a cross between an ink bottle and a hip-flask, adorned with a Charleston-style gold headband.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • He may have been equipped with a hip-flask and a packet of sweet toast.

    Two For The Lions

  • Today he is remembered mostly for his stories of Archy and Mehitabel, a lowercase cockroach and a toujours gai alley cat, but in his lifetime Marquis was known equally well for the Old Soak -- a hip-flask philosopher who struggled to endure the dry days of Prohibition.

    The Life and Times of Don Marquis

  • They saw him pause and take a long swig from a king-sized hip-flask.

    Salvage for the Saint

  • My impression is that meanwhile he exploded a bit, in those hip-flask days.

    Two in Time

  • He dipped into his brief-case again and brought out a steel container about the size and shape of a hip-flask.

    The Satan Bug

  • Everything kicked off on the eve of Prohibition with Thompson lecturing a Temperance Society about the evils of booze, and fortifying himself afterwards with a nip from his hip-flask. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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