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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: dame-jeanne 'Dame Jane, demijohn'

demijohn

noun
     
Related topics: Utensils
dem‧i‧john [countable] British English
DFU a large bottle with a short narrow neck, used for making wine

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