[ UK /dˈɛmɪd‍ʒˌɒn/ ]
  1. large bottle with a short narrow neck; often has small handles at neck and is enclosed in wickerwork
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How To Use demijohn In A Sentence

  • The CD cover features the band members at a dinner table that is loaded with spaghetti, large demijohns of red wine, and chunks of Parmesan cheese.
  • A new bridge was built near the ruins of the old bridge and the demijohn was subsequently moved to a very small park not too far from the river where it now stands. Archive 2009-08-01
  • The second one broke over the side, dumping a demijohn or so of water into my lap and setting me rocking wildly. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia
  • None of the men got drunk, although there were cocktails in vacuum bottles and red wine in a huge demijohn. CHAPTER VIII
  • Looking to his host for consent, Cornell tilted the demijohn over his arm and partly filled the four tin mugs and an empty jelly glass. CHAPTER 20
  • There is a smell that reminds me of the wine which used to bubble away in the demijohns on the windowsills of our house.
  • Jake Cornell, hirsute and cadaverous of aspect, nodded his head with emphasis and deposited a corpulent demijohn on the table. CHAPTER 20
  • In addition, the young butler had stored away certain demijohns, holding half a dozen gallons each, of excellent “tafia,” a sugared brandy a trifle more pronounced in taste than the national beiju. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon
  • Scotty, or whoever was my crew, with the can for beer and the demijohn for red wine. Chapter 11
  • All she'd done was to put a washtub on the ground square under the demijohn. CHAPTER II
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