Definition of Costrel

1. n. A bottle of leather, earthenware, or wood, having ears by which it was suspended at the side.



Definition of Costrel

1. Noun. (archaic) A bottle of leather, earthenware, or wood, having ears by which it was suspended at the side. ¹

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Definition of Costrel

1. a flask [n -S] - See also: flask

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Costrel

costosternal
costosternoplasty
costosuperior
costotome
costotomes
costotomy
costotransverse
costotransverse foramen
costotransverse joint
costotransverse ligament
costotransversectomy
costovertebral
costovertebral joints
costoxiphoid
costoxiphoid ligament
costrel (current term)
costrels
costs
costs and cost analysis
costumal
costume
costume designer
costume drama
costume dramas
costume jewellery
costume parties
costume party
costumed
costumeless
costumer

Literary usage of Costrel

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1. Catalogue of Specimens: Illustrative of the Composition and Manufacture of by Museum of Practical Geology (Great Britain), Henry Thomas De La Beche, Trenham Recks (1871)
"EARLY ENGLISH costrel, (fig. 93). Height 10 inches, breadth 5^ inches, measured across projections, of which there are two on each side in form of lions' ..."

2. An English and Welsh Dictionary: Wherein, Not Only the Words, But Also, the by John Walters (1828)
"A glass bottle, costrel wydr. A leather-bottle, fiée Borachio. ... a roddwyd mewn costrel A bottling up, ..."

3. Literary Anecdotes of the Nineteenth Century: Contributions Towards a by William Robertson Nicoll, Thomas James Wise (1896)
"The knowledge that a costrel is a labourer's wooden receptacle for drink was not so general that the poet could afford to leave any doubt whether the youth ..."

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