Meaning of FLASK in English

FLASK

n. 1 a narrow-necked bulbous bottle for wine etc. or as used in chemistry. 2 = hip-flask (see HIP(1)). 3 = vacuum flask. 4 hist. = powder-flask.

[ F flasque & (prob.) It. fiasco f. med.L flasca, flasco: cf. FLAGON ]

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