[ 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.
Words nearby costrel
Example sentences 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