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ἐπίχυσις). A wine-jug with a narrow neck and small lip and with a handle (Menand.

Epichysis. (Rich.)

Fr. 490M.); usually of metal—i. e. silver among the luxurious, bronze where simplicity was studied. Among the Romans it took the place of the earlier guttus, a narrow-necked cruet without a handle (Varr. L. L. v. 124); and glass became the favourite material. It was not unlike a modern claret-jug.

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