[ kos-truh l, kaw-struh l ]
/ ˈkɒs trəl, ˈkɔ strəl /
a flask made of leather, earthenware, or wood, usually with an ear or ears by which to suspend it, as from the waist.
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Examples from the Web for costrel
Costrel, kos′trel, n. a kind of bottle with ears, to be hung at the waist.
British Dictionary definitions for costrel
/ (ˈkɒstrəl) /
obsolete a flask, usually of earthenware or leather
Word Origin for costrel
C14: from Old French costerel, from coste side, rib, from Latin costa
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