Translation for 'wineskin' from English to Russian
NOUN   a wineskin | wineskins
мех {м} [для вина]
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Translation for 'wineskin' from English to Russian

мех {м} [для вина]вино
Usage Examples English
  • A wineskin is an ancient type of bottle made of leathered animal skin, usually from goats or sheep, used to store or transport wine.
  • The original meaning of ' is wineskin. The early Christian sect of the Ascitae takes its name from them. The Ascodrugitae, however, are unrelated except in a folk etymology.
  • A colambre is a wineskin whose origin comes from the 16th century. In Spanish it is known as "bota", a word used by Miguel de Cervantes in his early 17th century novel "Don Quixote".
  • In particular a head in the British Museum (illustrated below) is very close to that of the "wineskin-bearer", one of the companions usually placed in the Polyphemus group: "It is astonishingly close in style and detail to the Sperlonga head, and shows that both are highly accurate copies of a common model".
  • A bota bag is a traditional Spanish liquid receptacle, used mainly as a wineskin.

  • In 1770, Mannsperger, the cooper master of Mannheim, suggested that water from Rohrbach be channeled to Mannheim via wineskin (formerly called Kieferschlauch, or pine hose).
  • The boy is to hold a wineskin against the wind with the ring in front of it, and then tie up the bag when it is full.
  • One such piece is "The Goat (La cabra)", 2001, where she depicts a sort of "savage dance" with a spilling wineskin.
  • When Malik Mammad wanted to pass from the "Dark World" into the "Light World", Zumrud asks him to provide "forty half carcasses of meat and forty wineskin filled with water".
  • This sculpture was probably intended for a wall fountain, possibly situated in a niche where the water would have flown from the open neck of the satyr's wineskin.

  • Alternatively, "as a heap" may be read as "in a vessel", or "in a wineskin".
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