flasket

[ flas-kit, flah-skit ]
/ ˈflæs kɪt, ˈflɑ skɪt /

noun

a small flask.
a long, shallow basket.

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Origin of flasket

1425–75; late Middle English flaskett < Old French flasquet, diminutive of flasque flask1
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Example sentences from the Web for flasket

  • On the words, she lifted the flasket to her lips and took a long draught.

    Missy|Dana Gatlin

British Dictionary definitions for flasket

flasket
/ (ˈflɑːskɪt) /

noun

a long shallow basket
a small flask

Word Origin for flasket

C15: from Old French flasquet a little flask
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