a bag, usually of goatskin, for carrying wine and having a spigot from which one drinks.
- Also called wine bag.
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How to use wineskin in a sentence
I am a wineskin squeezed dry; I am empty of all words and all passions; I am done!The Wolf Cub | Patrick Casey
The single sentinel was kneeling before an image of St. George, beside him was an empty drinking-cup and an exhausted wineskin.The Rise of Iskander | Benjamin Disraeli
"He went round with the wineskin, and filled our cups just as we sat down to breakfast," one of the men said.A Jacobite Exile | G. A. Henty
You were my friend, we've slept under the same blanket, drank from the same wineskin.The Jewels of Aptor | Samuel R. Delany
The man-at-arms had dropped his wineskin in surprise and was staring at what was happening to his comrade.The Barbarians | John Sentry
British Dictionary definitions for wineskin
the skin of a sheep or goat sewn up and used as a holder for wine
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