costrel
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin & Anglo-French; Medieval Latin costrellus, from Anglo-French *costrel, from costere side, from coste rib, side — more at coast Date: 14th century a flat usually earthenware container for liquids with loops through which a belt or cord may be passed for easy carrying — called also pilgrim bottle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Costrel — Cos trel (k?s tr?l), n. [CF. W. costrel, OF. costrel, LL. costrellum, a liquid measure, costrellus a wine cup.] A bottle of leather, earthenware, or wood, having ears by which it was suspended at the side. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] A youth, that,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • costrel — [käs′trəl] n. [ME < OFr costerel, dim. of costier, something at the side < L costa, a rib] Now Chiefly Dial. a large bottle or flask with loops by which it can be hung …   English World dictionary

  • costrel — /kos treuhl, kaw streuhl/, n. a flask made of leather, earthenware, or wood, usually with an ear or ears by which to suspend it, as from the waist. [1350 1400; ME < MF costerel, equiv. to costier worn at the side ( < VL *costarius; see COSTA,… …   Universalium

  • costrel — cos·trel …   English syllables

  • costrel — /ˈkɒstrəl/ (say kostruhl) noun a bottle of leather, earthenware, or wood, often of flattened form and commonly having an ear or ears to suspend it by, as from the waist. {Middle English, from Old French costerel, apparently originally a flask… …   Australian English dictionary

  • costrel — ˈkästrəl noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French costerel, from costier at the side (from coste rib, side) + el (diminutive suffix) more at …   Useful english dictionary

  • pilgrim bottle — noun also pilgrim s bottle : a flat usually circular bottle with a small spout and with rings to hold a cord for slinging it over the shoulder * * * a flat sided water bottle having two loops at the side of a short neck for a suspending cord or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Custrel — Cus trel, n. See {Costrel}. [Obs.] Ainsworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pilgrim bottle — noun Date: 1874 costrel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Thomas Darcy, 1st Baron Darcy de Darcy — Thomas Darcy, first Lord Darcy de Darcy (c.1467 1537), was an English statesman and rebel leader, who was executed for his part in an English rebellion known as the Pilgrimage of Grace.OriginsDarcy was the son of Sir William and Euphemia Darcy.… …   Wikipedia

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